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Archive | November, 2016

A Decade of Immigration in the British Press

The Migration Observatory have published, A Decade of Immigration in the British Press, covering 2006-2015. The report finds that national newspapers moved their focus from illegal immigration to the scale of legal immigration and the need for “control”. It also highlights that nearly half of all stories analysed relied on statements or arguments made by […]

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ASAP stats and Training on Destitution

ASAP stats and training on destitution The latest quarterly statistics and analysis from the Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) duty scheme covering July to September show that the Home Office is still getting the majority of support decisions wrong. To see the full report go to:  ASAP is also running a free webinar training […]

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Vacancy: Volunteers Manager (Befriending) 25hours/week, £24-£27k pro rata – Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network

Salary: Between £24,000 and £27,000 (pro rata) depending on skills/experience Hours: 25 hours per week Location: Ebor Court, Westgate, Leeds, LS1 4ND Closing date for applications:  8am, Monday 21st November 2016  This post is funded National Lotteries Reaching Community until February 2018. The post is for a fixed-term of 2 years and may be extended, […]

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Leeds Beckett: Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally?

Jon Beech (Director of Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN)) will speak at this year’s Leeds Beckett University Festival of Politics and International Relations. He will be discussing the question of Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally? When? Thursday 17th November, 5.30-7pm Where?  NT118 (Northern Terrace). Building 10 on […]

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Behind Closed Doors: Training for practitioners on Domestic Violence and Abuse.

Behind Closed Doors provides support to victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse across Leeds and we are offering a new training day to practitioners who support families experiencing Domestic Violence and Abuse.  The next training is scheduled for 18 November 2016 ‘My Family is Hurting’ This course is suitable for practitioners who already have a […]

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Training: Global Learning, 24th November 9-3

Are you wanting some fresh inspiration? Would you like some space to reflect on how Global Learning can refresh your practice? Global Teacher Award at Ebor Court,   Thursday 24th Nov, 9-3pm £25 per participant (massive discount!) “The best course I have ever been on”  Dept Head at Bankside Primary School.   Learning Outcomes. Participants will have: Explored […]

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