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Free seminar ‘What next for EU citizens and their family members post-Brexit?

Date: 31st October 2019 Time: 1.00pm – 4.30 pm (please arrive by 12.45 for registration and refreshments) Venue: City Exchange, 11 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5ES (walking distance from Leeds Train Station) This briefing will provide you with knowledge to support EU citizens and their family members who are victims of gender-based abuse to secure […]

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Advising refugees and asylum seekers on volunteering opportunities – 25th September 2019

What? Volunteering Opportunities for member of the Refugee and Asylum Seeking Communities: When? Training 25 September 10 am – 12.30 pm Where? at Stringer House, Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) The Volunteer Centre, Leeds (VAL), LASSN, Refugee Council and RETAS have been working in partnership to increase the choice of volunteering opportunities for adults from Refugee […]

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Forced and Precarious Labour in the Global Economy – Free online course – Starts September 18th

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for anyone wanting to understand more about forced and precarious labour! Watch the YouTube trailer Sign up here   Starting September 18th 2019 Forced and Precarious Labour in the Global Economy This free online course explains how global economic systems manufacture vulnerability, and how worker and migrant rights can be strengthened. _____________ Week […]

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Free Online Courses from FutureLearn

via Jo from LASSN Working Supportively With Refugees: Principles, Skills and Perspectives University of GlasgowLearn how the principles of psychological well-being, communication and interpretation can benefit your work with refugees Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers British CouncilLearn how to teach and support young people across the globe affected by violence, conflict […]

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Community Interpreting Initial Assessment – WEA

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? We will be running Level 1 and 2 Community Interpreting Courses. If you would like to join please come along to the Initial Assessment. […]

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Free digital skills ‘train-the-trainer’ workshop with 100% Digital Leeds – 11th September

100% Digital Leeds and Discovery with Three have partnered up to offer a free training workshop for those wanting to run basic digital skills sessions for their service users. Workshop attendees need only basic digital skills themselves and resources are designed around learners using their own smartphones so no specialist equipment is needed. Following the […]

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Training: Women’s ‘trying confidence’ course – A few spaces remaining

New Roots have some spaces available for the upcoming ‘Trying Confidence’ course for women over the summer. The course is ideal for women who would like to practice English speaking and improve their confidence to make new social connections. 4 x 3-hour sessions with childcare, refreshments and bus ticket provided (bus ticket available for those […]

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Digital Employability Mentoring for Refugees

Would your organisation benefit from structured corporate e-mentoring support to improve the employability skills of your beneficiaries? Volunteer Vision offers a digital full service mentoring programme that takes place entirely on-line over 5-6 hrs and is based on state of the art eMentoring content. The content includes communication and employability skills and partners mentors who […]

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