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Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

We have a couple of news items on funding in this edition of the e-news update.

You may be interested to read more about the recent announcement by the Government to provide 27m of support to improve skills and increase job opportunities. Also, a new call for proposals for ESF funding opened on the 31st October. See the articles for full details.

Resources: do take a look at the online talking dictionary at www.ipicthat.com. This has been developed with dyslexic learners in mind. More info below.

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

Accent Community Partnerships, Bradford

Basic/Key Skills Tutor
Accent Community Partnerships, Bradford . Closing date 14 Nov 2008

SouthBank Training Limited, Humberside and North Lincolnshire

Foundation Learning Tutor
SouthBank Training Limited, Humberside and North Lincolnshire. Closing date 21 Nov 2008

Leeds College of Building

Lecturer in Skills for Life
Leeds College of Building. Closing date 12 Nov 2008

Cambridgeshire County Council

Skills for Life and Community Projects Manager
Cambridgeshire County Council. Closing date 13 Nov 2008

Best Training (Lincs) Limited

Skills for Life Tutor
Best Training (Lincs) Limited. Closing date 7 Nov 2008

Dearne Valley College, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Skills for Life Tutor (29.5 hours per week, permanent)
Dearne Valley College, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Closing date 7 Nov 2008

Dearne Valley College, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Skills for Life Tutor (full time, permanent)
Dearne Valley College, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Closing date 7 Nov 2008

Knowledgebase

27m support to improve skills and increase job opportunities
27 million of new European Social Fund (ESF) money will be invested in innovative projects to help people improve skills and stay in work, or develop new skills and find a new job

Campaigning Alliance for Lifelong Learning (CALL)
CALL campaigns for affordable access to the life changing opportunities provided by education - read the latest newsletter

Darting Ahead with the Get On Campaign
In 2009, the Get On campaign will once again be renewing its successful relationship with the British Darts Organisation

European Social Fund Call for Proposals
This European Social Fund (ESF) call for proposals aims to support a small range of strategic, regional projects to develop and deliver new ways of extending employment opportunity and raising workforce skills

Launch of the Prospectus for the new Adult Advancement and Careers Service
The Prospectus outlines the 10 prototype advisory services across England, which will inform the launch of the full service in 2010

NCETM Autumn Network Meeting
National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) Autumn Network Meeting Friday 21st November 2008 Science Learning Centre North East, Front Street, Pity Me, Durham DH1 3LJ

Picture That!
www.ipicthat.com is an online talking picture dictionary developed by Marcus Burns, a dyslexic learner

Train to Gain on the Excellence Gateway
The Train to Gain content theme on the QIA Excellence Gateway is now live

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