This April we hosted a lively lunch date between senior members of the council and Community Learning learners. Sharing of personal learning journeys and opinions on adult learning was a great way of highlighting the benefits our learners feel their classes bring to their lives and their communities.
We are pleased to announce that our first batch of English and Maths functional skills resources are finished and available to download and use free of change. Additional videos will be uploaded in the next few months.
This year we are trialling a super brief A5 lightweight leaflet to highlight the courses still running and starting in the spring and summer term. We have also trialled posting some of these out, door to door through Royal mail. We are really keen to collect feedback on this idea to see if this would […]
We are delighted to be part of this year’s BS9 Arts Trail. Not only are we hosting some of the fantastic BS9 artists over the weekend of 8/9 June we are particularly delighted to have five of our very own Adult Learning students signed up to the trail for the first time this year and […]
Follow the success of three our young apprentices following our programmes in business support, electrical installation and painting and decorating. Annmarie Benbow This young apprentice works in a challenging environment as a Business Support Assistant with the Council’s Through Care service. Annmarie has become a great role model and advocate for all young people and […]
I went to an event at the local community centre and I began talking to the Bristol community learning development worker. He suggested courses that I could try and said to go and see him about them. I suffer from anxiety and depression and had very low self-esteem, it took me a week to build up the courage to go […]
Mohammed came to Britain 18 months ago as part of the Syrian Resettlement Programme. At first he was housed in Glasgow then moved to Bristol. In Syria he left school at the age of 13 years and trained as an electrician but subsequently had a motorbike accident that left him partially blinded. Despite this he […]