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The University of Leeds Sanctuary Scholarships are open for application 2022

“We are pleased to offer scholarships for forced migrants to the UK. The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to people who wish to study any undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and £10,000 a year towards living costs. There are a limited number of scholarships available. Successful applicants will […]

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Supplementary Schools in Leeds

info by Katy Redgrave, editorial comments and links by Jon from LASSN You ever come across Supplementary Schools?* Leeds has a huge network, offering children extra help with their studies. They’re brilliant. Self-help at it’s most inspirational (“We are our own educators!“) *The history of the Supplementary School Movement is really important. As the recent […]

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Supporting children in school – online workshops for newly arrived parents – 16 Feb to 13 July 2022, from Leeds City Council

This is a six-session course for newly arrived parents. The six sessions are spread over the two terms. Translation may be available subject to languages. The workshops will engage parents, particularly those newly arrived parents from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME), Refugee, Asylum-seeking and Traveller communities to support their children’s learning more confidently and effectively. […]

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Employability Workshops for Refugees from PATH Yorkshire, February – March 2022

Clients should be referred to PATH Yorkshire’s New Roots project for refugees for them to attend the workshops. Communication Skills Workshop – (9th of Feb 10am) Effective communication and interpersonal skills underpin everything, whether in the workplace or elsewhere. Communication skills allow you to understand and be understood by others. These can include but are […]

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West Yorkshire Health Equity Fellowship Programme Recruitment

The West Yorkshire Health Equity Fellowship Programme received funding to develop colleagues across West Yorkshire who are working to address health inequalities and who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build more equitable organisations and communities. Applications are open from 1st November – 3rd December. The fellows […]

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Leeds Dads Autumn Forest School: free places available for asylum seekers

Leeds Dads are teaming up with TOES (Tiny Outdoor Explorers) to offer a free outdoor Forestry Activity session on Saturday mornings at Meanwood Valley Farm. There are 2 sessions each day – Saturday 9th & Saturday 16th October. The first session runs from 9:45am-11am and the 2nd session is 11:45am-1pm. 3 family places are being reserved for each session, […]

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Learn to become a community interpreter… Initial assessment Tuesday 21st September 2021

Are you a confident speaker of English and fluent in another language? Would you like to learn how to use your language skills to work or volunteer as a Community Interpreter? WEA will be running Level 1 Community Interpreting courses which start on the 5th October. If you would like to join,   please come along […]

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