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Skills for Life Network E-News Update30 Jun 2009

Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

We have a couple of items of interest on funding in this edition of the e-news update. The closing date for the Learning Revolution Transformation Fund is the 12th of July - more information on how to apply for these grants can be found in the article below.

Jobs: remember you can alter your alert settings so that you only receive alerts from your region(s) of interest. To do this, just log in and go to my details. If your organisation would like to advertise a job vacancy, full details of how to do so can be found in the Jobs section of the website.

Happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

Ten Alps Events is proud to present: ‘World Class Skills 2009: Delivering new opportunities for employment’, which will take place at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, on July 9th, 2009

World Class Skills 2009: Delivering New Opportunities for Employment
Ten Alps Events is proud to present: ‘World Class Skills 2009: Delivering new opportunities for employment’, which will take place at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, on July 9th, 2009

Jobs

South Tyneside College, Tyne and Wear

ESOL Lecturer
South Tyneside College, Tyne and Wear. Closing date 10 Jul 2009

Education Bradford

Freelance Family Learning Tutors
Education Bradford. Closing date 3 Jul 2009

Tribal: London, East Anglia and South-East

Freelance Skills for Life online learning tutors (numeracy and literacy)
Tribal: London, East Anglia and South-East. Closing date 2 Jul 2009

South Tyneside College, Tyne and Wear

Lecturer - Skills for Life
South Tyneside College, Tyne and Wear. Closing date 10 Jul 2009

WEA West Midlands Region

Part-Time ESOL and Literacy Tutor
WEA West Midlands Region. Closing date 3 Jul 2009

New College Nottingham

Programme Area Manager - Workplace Skills for Life
New College Nottingham. Closing date 15 Jul 2009

Gateshead Council

Recruitment Open Day
Gateshead Council. Closing date 11 Jul 2009

Tribal Group: based Ford Motor Company’s Engine Plant, Dagenham

Skills for Life Coaches - Numeracy, Literacy, ESOL and ICT Skills
Tribal Group: based Ford Motor Company’s Engine Plant, Dagenham. Closing date 6 Jul 2009

Leeds City College, Park Lane Campus

Skills for Life Programme Manager
Leeds City College, Park Lane Campus. Closing date 10 Jul 2009

Tribal Group: based Ford Motor Company’s Engine Plant, Dagenham

Skills for Life Project Co-ordinator - Numeracy, Literacy, ESOL and ICT Skills
Tribal Group: based Ford Motor Company’s Engine Plant, Dagenham. Closing date 6 Jul 2009

Michael John of Liverpool: based in Liverpool with travelling to Liscard, Wirral

Skills for Life Trainer/Assessor
Michael John of Liverpool: based in Liverpool with travelling to Liscard, Wirral. Closing date 24 Jul 2009

Freeman College, Sheffield

Skills for Life Tutor
Freeman College, Sheffield. Closing date 3 Jul 2009

Access Training Centres Limited, 1 post North East and 1 post North West

Skills for Life Tutors
Access Training Centres Limited, 1 post North East and 1 post North West. Closing date 3 Jul 2009

Co-operative College, Nationwide

Skills for life Tutors Literacy and Numeracy
Co-operative College, Nationwide. Closing date 10 Jul 2009

Groundwork Oldham and Rochdale

Skills for Life Tutors x 2 (one literacy, one numeracy)
Groundwork Oldham and Rochdale. Closing date 17 Jul 2009

Swindon College

Team Leader, ESoL
Swindon College. Closing date 7 Jul 2009

How to Advertise
Find out how to advertise your job vacancies through Skills for Life Network.

Knowledgebase

Chatabout Network
Chatabout is a national network to support the growing amount of reading group activity for emergent readers or adults just getting into reading for enjoyment

Funding Central
Funding Central is a free website for the whole voluntary and community sector, including social enterprise, providing access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities

Learning Revolution Transformation Fund
The Learning Revolution Transformation Fund of £20 million offers grants of various sizes to help projects get started

Move On Guide for Providers working with Train to Gain
This new guide brings together a full range of Move On resources that have been adapted and trialled to meet the needs of Train to Gain

New Zealand Literacy Portals
As part of the work to lift the skills of New Zealanders in the workforce, the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults: Te Arapiki Ako website provides information and resources to strengthen literacy and numeracy teaching and learning for adults

Ofsted magazine Skills for Life special edition
The latest issue of talisman is a Skills for Life special edition, featuring profiles of Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust and Action Training in Stoke, news from the recent Ofsted Outstanding Providers event and the latest from the Ofsted Good Practice Database

Rose Report on Dyslexia
Identifying and Teaching Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties

Train to Gain Success
Three-quarters of employers training their staff through the the Train to Gain programme have seen significant gains in performance and in the skills of their workforce, according to newly published reports

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