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Skills for Life Network E-News Update9 Sep 2008

Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

We have a very busy edition of the e-news update!

Training: you'll find information on several free training events, and an update on current Skills for Life teacher training opportunities in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Jobs: see below for current listings. You'll see that the WEA West Midlands are looking to recruit Sessional Tutors, and are holding an open day on the 8th October for those interested in applying - full details in the advertisement.

Happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

Are you thinking of moving your career towards management, research or teacher training? Or perhaps you are thinking of developing your career potential?  Why not look at the options open to you at Lancaster University?  We now offer a full range of postgraduate study options for practitioners of Adult Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL (ALNE) who wish to gain an advanced understanding and qualification.

Advanced Continuing Professional Development for Practitioners within Skills for Life
Are you thinking of moving your career towards management, research or teacher training? Or perhaps you are thinking of developing your career potential? Why not look at the options open to you at Lancaster University? We now offer a full range of postgraduate study options for practitioners of Adult Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL (ALNE) who wish to gain an advanced understanding and qualification.

Jobs

Hargreaves Training Services, Leeds

Basic and Key Skills Tutor/Assessor
Hargreaves Training Services, Leeds. Closing date 29 Sep 2008

A4e, Oxford

Basic Skills/ESOL Trainer
A4e, Oxford. Closing date 19 Sep 2008

A4e, Oxford

Client Advisors
A4e, Oxford. Closing date 19 Sep 2008

Age Concern, Bradford

E2E/Skills for Life Tutor
Age Concern, Bradford. Closing date 3 Oct 2008

Barnsley MBC Adult and Family Learning

ESOL Tutor for Adults
Barnsley MBC Adult and Family Learning . Closing date 19 Sep 2008

Durham County Council Education in the Community

Family Learning Skills for Life Tutor
Durham County Council Education in the Community. Closing date 15 Sep 2008

Shipley College, West Yorkshire

Full time or proportional Lecturer in Essential Skills
Shipley College, West Yorkshire. Closing date 19 Sep 2008

Real Time Training, Runcorn, Cheshire

Outreach Skills for Life Tutor
Real Time Training, Runcorn, Cheshire. Closing date 19 Sep 2008

A4e, Oxford

Recruiter
A4e, Oxford. Closing date 19 Sep 2008

Real Time Training, Derby

Senior Managers - Administration
Real Time Training, Derby. Closing date 29 Sep 2008

WEA West Midlands region: Birmingham, The Black Country, Coventry, Dudley, Telford and the Wrekin, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent and Hereford and Worcester

Sessional Tutors (ESOL, Literacy and Numeracy)
WEA West Midlands region: Birmingham, The Black Country, Coventry, Dudley, Telford and the Wrekin, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent and Hereford and Worcester. Closing date 17 Oct 2008

Hull College

Skills for Life Workplace Trainer Consultant Team Leader
Hull College. Closing date 17 Sep 2008

Ealing Council Adult Learning Service

Team Leader (ESOL)
Ealing Council Adult Learning Service. Closing date 12 Sep 2008

Ealing Council Adult Learning Service

Team Leader (Numeracy)
Ealing Council Adult Learning Service. Closing date 12 Sep 2008

Knowledgebase

Adult advancement and careers service
New arrangements are being put in place for the transfer of learndirect careers advice services to the LSC in readiness for the establishment of the adult advancement and career service (AACS)

E-Guides training programme 2008 - 2009
E-Guides is an introduction for post-16 practitioners to e-learning and using technology effectively in teaching and learning

Sign Up Now
Sign up now runs throughout September and aims to motivate potential learners to sign up for courses

Six Book Challenge: launching now for 2009
The Reading Agency is now offering new Six Book Challenge materials and training for 2009, after a highly-successful first year of activity

Skills for Life in the North East: Numeracy in the current context
A free event: Thursday 23rd October, 9.30am -2.30pm, Life Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Skills for Life on the Excellence Gateway website
The Skills for Life theme can be found on the Excellence Gateway website and includes 10 top tips to get you started with resources, links, case studies and ideas

Skills for Life Professional Development Planning
Resources to support the work of Skills for Life professional development planners are now available on the Skills for Life Improvement Programme website

Skills for Life Teacher Training in the Yorkshire and the Humber region
An update on Skills for Life teacher training and professional development programmes starting soon in the region

Ten Top Tips for developing your Skills for Life programme
Key action points for implementing and developing Skills for Life programmes in the workplace

Train the Trainer: literacy, language and numeracy in the context of finance
NIACE are offering an opportunity for experienced LLN practitioners to attend this free two day event on the 13th and 14th November 2008 in London

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