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We have a busy edition of the update, with news of a funding package for ESOL provision in London and information on the national ICT Skill for Life Conference to be held in June.

Teacher training: if your organisation is based in the North East or Yorkshire and the Humber and you would like to continue to disseminate information on your teacher training and professional development programmes through Skills for Life Network, please contact us before the 31st of May to express your interest.

Happy surfing!

Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

Following the successful launch of Sam The Man phonic reader and tutor resources last year, Gatehouse Media has now added Mudlake, a new phonic beginner reader and tutor resources focusing on the long vowel sounds

New phonic beginner reader and resources for post-14ís
Following the successful launch of Sam The Man phonic reader and tutor resources last year, Gatehouse Media has now added Mudlake, a new phonic beginner reader and tutor resources focusing on the long vowel sounds

Jobs

Liverpool Adult Learning Service, North West

Sessional Tutors - Skills for Life
Liverpool Adult Learning Service, North West. Closing date 29 Jun 2007

Learning Links (Europe) Ltd, North East

In-house Skills for Life Staff
Learning Links (Europe) Ltd, North East. Closing date 1 Jun 2007

Phoenix Enterprises, Yorkshire and the Humber

Basic Skills Tutor
Phoenix Enterprises, Yorkshire and the Humber. Closing date 22 May 2007

Lifelong Learning UK, National

Learning Support Specialist
Lifelong Learning UK, National. Closing date 22 May 2007

Lifelong Learning UK, National

National Reference Point (Skills for Life) Project Lead
Lifelong Learning UK, National. Closing date 22 May 2007

UrbanBIz, Yorkshire and the Humber

Skills for Life Tutor
UrbanBIz, Yorkshire and the Humber. Closing date 29 Jun 2007

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Resources

Trinity College London, the international examinations board, is running information sessions and workshops for ESOL teachers and for employers throughout the country in October 2007. All teachers and employers are welcome to attend, free of charge.

Trinity ESOL Skills for Life Teacher Support Seminars
Trinity College London, the international examinations board, is running information sessions and workshops for ESOL teachers and for employers throughout the country in October 2007. All teachers and employers are welcome to attend, free of charge.

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Knowledgebase

A Whole Organisation Approach to Skills for Life in Local Authorities and Health Authorities
A free dissemination event, the second of two, organised by The Network and funded by the Skills for Life Improvement Programme

Better Teaching Partnership Recruitment
The Basic Skills Agency is delighted to be able to offer your organisation the opportunity to join one of their most successful Post 16 programmes, the Better Teaching Partnership

Contextualised Coaching and Mentoring
A two day course for staff from quality improvement groups and other SfLIP projects

Mayor secures funding package for ESOL provision in London
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has secured a £15 million funding package to enable colleges to continue funding English for Speakers of Other Languages in the capital

National ICT Skill for Life Conference
The DfES ICT SfL Pathfinder Project is hosting the national ICT SfL Conference on Thursday 7 June 2007 at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London

North West Skills for Life Regional Achievement Dialogue
A seminar for all those responsible for planning, funding and managing Skills for Life and employer engagement especially with SMEs within the post 16 sector

Teacher Education Reform: Roadmap and Key Milestones
Lifelong Learning UK has published a 'roadmap' of activity to help the Further Education sector in England prepare for the implementation of new teaching qualifications

Teaching Skills for Life and Global Skills
Ever thought about using hurricanes, the Olympic Games or bananas to teach Skills for Life?

Train the Trainer - Move on With Your Learners
Training sessions to develop the skills of a cohort of LLN specialists to deliver MOWYL- literacy and numeracy in the North West

Working with Young Adults: facilitating learning and achievement
Free training suitable for staff working with young adults in a variety of settings and whose work involves the identification of learning needs and referral activities

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