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Skills for Life Network E-News Update22 Jul 2008

Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

You'll see that the dates and venues for the 2008 NRDC National Skills for Life Conferences have now been announced - find out more from the article.

If you're looking to support financial literacy skills development, do take a look at the information on the launch events to support Skilled to go, a new, free online resource to support consumer skills.

Experienced Skills for Life teachers looking to develop their skills as a teacher trainer may like to find out about the free post graduate course on offer from ACER and LLU+. More details in the article.

Happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

Take a look at the Yorkshire and the Humber Skills for Life Professional and Development Network (PD Net) website

Regional Reference Point for Skills for Life Professional Development in Yorkshire and the Humber
Take a look at the Yorkshire and the Humber Skills for Life Professional and Development Network (PD Net) website

Jobs

Hopwood Hall College, North West

0.5 Lecturer in Essential Skills (Basic/Key/IT Skills - Sport)
Hopwood Hall College, North West. Closing date 25 Jul 2008

Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Lecturer in Dyslexia (Additional Learner Support)
Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire. Closing date 28 Jul 2008

Gateshead College, North East

Lecturer in ESOL
Gateshead College, North East. Closing date 14 Aug 2008

Gateshead College, North East

Lecturer in Functional Skills
Gateshead College, North East. Closing date 7 Aug 2008

Doncaster College, South Yorkshire

Literacy, Language and Numeracy Tutors
Doncaster College, South Yorkshire. Closing date 31 Jul 2008

Rochdale Borough Council, North West

Part Time Hourly Paid Sessional Tutors (ESOL, Numeracy, Literacy)
Rochdale Borough Council, North West. Closing date 31 Aug 2008

North Yorkshire County Council Adult Learning Service, Craven area

Skills for Life Development Coordinator
North Yorkshire County Council Adult Learning Service, Craven area. Closing date 8 Aug 2008

Durham County Council Education in the Community, various locations across County Durham

Skills for Life Group Tutors - Pool
Durham County Council Education in the Community, various locations across County Durham. Closing date 25 Jul 2008

Total People Limited, North West

Skills for Life Tutor
Total People Limited, North West. Closing date 31 Jul 2008

Nord Anglia Education PLC,  Army Foundation College, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Vocational Education Lecturers (part-time/casual - 25,083 pa pro rata)
Nord Anglia Education PLC, Army Foundation College, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Closing date 28 Jul 2008

Knowledgebase

Can't Read Can't Write
A new Channel 4 series, in which nine adults who can't read or write enrol for a six-month reading course which they hope will change their lives

CPD tools from the NCETM FE Summer School
Resources from the first National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (NCETM) Summer School held in York on 26 and 27 June will soon be available online

Invitation to a Skilled to go launch event
Skilled to go, learning everyday consumer skills - a teachers' toolkit: the Office of Fair Trading and LLU+ at London South Bank University have pleasure in inviting you to one of the additional launch events of a new free online resource

Lifelong Learning Programme Information Days October - November 2008
Your chance to find out all you need to know about European opportunities in vocational education and training; adult education and education planning

National Skills for Life Conferences 2008
Dates and venues for the National Skills for Life Conferences 2008 have now been announced

Post Graduate Certificate in Teacher Training and Education
ACER, working with LLU +, will be offering a free PGCE programme for experienced teachers of adult literacy, numeracy and ESOL who wish to develop their skills as teacher trainers

Skills for Life 2010 target met two years early
An ambitious target for 2.25 million people to improve their literacy, language and numeracy skills has been achieved two years early, John Denham, Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills has announced

Skills for Life Numeracy Campaign: Dates for the next phase of advertising
The next wave of the numeracy advertising campaign will run from 28 July and throughout August to encourage enrolments in numeracy for the new academic year

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