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If you work in the Work-based Learning (WBL) sector, make sure you take advantage of the forthcoming free dissemination events on the Initial Teacher Training and Continuing Professional Development reforms and the implications of these for WBL. Full details in the article below.

If you're based in West Yorkshire, you may like to know that Kirklees College are running the City and Guilds 9297 Level 2 Award in Literacy, Language, Numeracy and ICT Awareness, starting on Tuesday June 2nd from 1-4pm (5 weeks) and Wednesday June 3rd from 5-8pm (5 weeks). The courses will be held at the Learning Zone, John William Street, Huddersfield. For full details and to book a place, contact Hazel Richardson on telephone number 01484 536521 ext 7501.

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Barbara Zealley
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Advance Education and Training are delighted to announce their Moving Forward with Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workshop

Advance: giving teachers and trainers a clear advantage
Advance Education and Training are delighted to announce their Moving Forward with Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workshop

Jobs

Northern Racing College, Doncaster

Basic/Key Skills Tutor
Northern Racing College, Doncaster. Closing date 27 Apr 2009

Ufi, Sheffield

Build Project Managers (2 posts)
Ufi, Sheffield. Closing date 24 Apr 2009

Durham County Council Education in the Community

Family Learning Skills for Life Development Worker / Tutor
Durham County Council Education in the Community. Closing date 24 Apr 2009

Bradford College

Lecturer in Skills for Life/Key Skills
Bradford College. Closing date 27 Apr 2009

WEA West Midlands Region

Part-Time ESOL Tutor (Permanent Contract, 0.5 FTE)
WEA West Midlands Region. Closing date 24 Apr 2009

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Teaching and Development Officer (literacy and numeracy)
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. Closing date 1 May 2009

Knowledgebase

Basic skills courses “not a waste of money”
Basic skills courses are "a ladder to opportunity" says NIACE, responding to the report issued by Professor Anna Vignoles of the Institute of Education

Dissemination Events for Work-Based Learning Providers
HUDCETT is running several dissemination events on Initial Teacher/Trainer/Tutor Training and Continuing Professional Development reforms and on the implications for WBL

ePortfolio, Key Competencies - Skills for Life, Learning Networks and Communities
Learning Forum London 2009, 22-24 June 2009, City University

Funding for In-Service Training, Visits and Exchanges
Grundtvig can provide funding for adult education teachers to attend a seminar, conference, job shadowing or training in another European country

Money skills help for young people
Money Works financially equips young people who are not in education, employment or training to move into independent living

Quick Reads Learners' Favourite Award 2009
Which was your favourite Quick Read? Vote by 1st May 2009 and you could win a selection of Quick Reads books!

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