You may find the following NIACE courses of interest:
6th October 2010, Leicester: Screens and Pages – Technology and Reading for Pleasure
‘The headlines shout that technology – with the wealth of choices and distractions it brings – is directly responsible for the decline of traditional reading, especially among younger adults. The intention of this workshop is to challenge these assumptions and regain a more balanced understanding of technology and reading. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness, skills and knowledge of how technology can, and is, being used to support and encourage reading, with the emphasis being on reading by choice or for pleasure.’ More information.
9th November 2010, London: An Introduction to PRINCE2
‘Building on the success of recent half day workshops and in response to demand, NIACE is now offering one day workshops to raise awareness of PRINCE2 processes, components and techniques. It will enable you to begin to develop an understanding of PRINCE2 methodology and its applications in your organisation.’ More information.
14th December 2010, Birmingham: Advising working people: Career progression through work-based HE
‘NIACE offers practical one-day training courses which focus on the skills needed to advise people effectively about learning and work in a range of settings. This day is offered in partnership with fdf (Foundation Degree Forward) and focuses on meeting the needs of working people who want to take up work-based or work-related Higher Education (HE) opportunities.’ More information.
15th December 2010, Leicester: Demonstrating Impact for Quality using the five-stage process (RARPA) and the revised Common Inspection Framework (CIF)
‘The training will be particularly relevant to staff responsible for quality improvement in Adult Learning in all sectors that are inspected by OFSTED.’ More information.