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Skills for Life Network E-News Update17 May 2010

Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

A couple of brief points of note in this post election edition of the e-news update:

The Coalition Government will create a single welfare to work programme to help all categories of unemployed people get back into work. You can find out more from the article.

Numeracy practitioners may find the STEM resources outlined below of interest.

Enjoy Adult Learners' Week, and happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

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Resources

In 'Gorton Wash House Girl' the sights and sounds of the Wash House are brought to life through the writer’s colourful memories. This book is an excellent resource to stimulate reminiscence writing with learners.

New Adult Beginner Reader from New Leaf Books
In 'Gorton Wash House Girl' the sights and sounds of the Wash House are brought to life through the writer’s colourful memories. This book is an excellent resource to stimulate reminiscence writing with learners.

Jobs

Age UK Training, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Skills for Life Trainer
Age UK Training, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Closing date 14 Jun 2010

Age UK Training, Bradford

Skills for Life Trainer
Age UK Training, Bradford. Closing date 11 Jun 2010

Access Training Centres Ltd, North East

Skills for Life Tutor
Access Training Centres Ltd, North East. Closing date 24 May 2010

Rathbone, Leicester

Tutor - Skills for Life
Rathbone, Leicester. Closing date 4 Jun 2010

Knowledgebase

Adult learning is crucial says Prime Minister
In May's edition of Adults Learning, Prime Minister David Cameron says he believes that adult learning is 'crucially important' and that Train to Gain funding will be refocused, with an extra £100 million being redirected to 'learning chosen by people themselves'

Employment Programmes - an update
The Coalition Government has made a statement on employment programmes and on their plans for the new Work Programme

Learning at Work Day
National Learning at Work Day 2010 will take place on 20 May as part of Adult Learners' Week on the theme of ‘Creating Connections’

Silver Surfers Day Friday 21 May 2010
This national campaign promotes the use of digital technologies by older people

STEM Practitioner Produced Resources
Science, engineering and mathematics teaching, learning and CPD resources available on the LSIS Excellence Gateway

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