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Sneering at adult learners - why do we let them get away with it?

Adult learning is in crisis across the UK. While demand appears to be as high as ever, and the wider public case is as strong as ever, all four governments are busily cutting direct and indirect funding for provision. 644 more words

Lifelong Learning

Maps and journeys - exploring a variety of visual forms and their stories

From Ogilby’s strip maps through Ordnance Survey to Google Earth this course will explore this rich variety of visual forms and the stories connected with them. 138 more words


7 Displays of Verbal Workplace Bullying

7 Significant Displays of Verbal Workplace Bullying

1.Aggressive Communication

2.Telling jokes that are ‘obviously offensive’ either verbally, via social media or email

3.Yelling or speaking with profanity. 95 more words

Adult Learning

Take up a new language this summer!

BBC Languages offers a great (and free!) opportunity to learn some basic phrases in Spanish, Greek, German, Arabic and 37 more languages!

There is an MP3 file to go with each of them so… which one will you go for?

Adult Learning

8 Steps to Better Time Management

1. Where are you spending you time? Use some post it notes and identify by writing on them where you spend your time.

2. Set priorities. 261 more words

Learning And Development

How do you learn best?

What is online learning?

Last resort for some?

First choice for others!

Watch this brilliant TEDx talk by John Green and decide for yourself!

Adult Learning

The history of dress 1530-1687

Tel: 01332 291 805We’re offering this new course in both Derby and Leicester this autumn:

The history of dress


This course provides an introduction to dress history between 1530-1687: from the Tudors through the Civil War to James II. 123 more words

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