“Have A Go” – Festival of Learning with Calderdale Adult Learning

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Monday 26 – Thursday 29 June 2017 , 10am – 1pm each day

We are holding the “Have a Go” Drop-In event as part of the nationwide Festival of Learning which celebrates lifelong learning.

Advisors from C&K Careers will be available from 10am-12noon on Thursday, to offer information, advice and guidance on suitable courses and employment opportunities.

During the week there will be a free programme of activities which will cover the 4 new curriculum areas:fol

Monday – Adults with Learning Disabilities

Tuesday – Community and Family Learning

Wednesday – Learning for Life and Work

Thursday – Professional Development and Training

• Art and craft activities• Cookery classes

• Art, craft and sewing workshops

• Modern Foreign Language taster classes

• IT workshops

• Taster classes/activities for GCSE, Functional Skills and ESOL qualifications

• Beauty and holistic therapies workshops

• First Aid taster sessions

• Information available on a range of qualifications – Health and Safety, Teaching and Security

For more information on the event and courses available at CAL visit http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/adultlearning or phone 01422 392820

Upcoming Parenting Support Courses

Being a parent is not always easy, that’s why Parenting Support Provision run courses to give you ideas and tips to help. They have dedicated teams that can provide structured and tailored family support that suits you. They offer practical, friendly advice to help you deal with any aspect of family life.

The next course starts on 13 July at North Bridge Leisure Centre. Mellow Babies is a 12 week  course following ideas of Mellow Parenting which promotes positive parent-child interaction. Mellow programmes allow parents to take the lead in exploring their relationships and provide a structured environment where they can learn how to improve their relationship with their child.

For further information on this course call 01422 392689.

Details of all upcoming courses available can be found in the Parenting Support Provision Leaflet.

Recruiting Now! Join the Police as a Special Constable

Police Special Constable recruitment is opening again for registration!

Interested in applying and want to know more?

Find out what’s involved in being a Special Constable, and start the application process by signing up to attend a Special Constable recruitment seminar now via https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/BeSpecial

Volunteering in Calderdale Council, gain new skills and meet new people…

Volunteering can help your personal development and help you gain new skills, increase confidence and improved future employability. We have lots of exciting opportunities within the Council, including being a tour guide at Todmorden Town Hall, Library Ambassadors, even gardening. Take a look at our current opportunities here: Volunteering opportunities.