Events for WLAs Northern Regions - Summer 2013

EVENTS/COURSES FOR THE NORTHERN REGIONS
 
There are lots of free events/courses coming up in the next few months for you to get
involved with. You are really welcome to come yourself and you can bring along a
work colleague/manager to any of the events.  Have a look at what is coming up ...
 
NORTH WEST
 
Free 2 hour WLA On-Line Course
Tuesday 21st May 2013 – 10.00-12.00
 
Appleby Heritage Centre, Appleby Heritage Centre Station Yard
Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6UL
 
This non-accredited course trains you as a Workplace Learning Advocate.  The
course gives you an awareness of the wide range of learning opportunities that are
available to your colleagues and how to publicise these opportunities in the
workplace.  You must book in advance for a place on this course.
 
Free Learning at Work Day Event, IT Workshop & WLA Network Meeting
Friday 24th May 2013 - 10.00-4.00
 
The World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN
 
Exhibition and workshops taking place all day.  Graham/Liz and other WLAs will be
staffing the WLA exhibition stand from 10.00-4.00.
 
In addition, we are offering you the chance to take part in a ...  
 
FREE Workshop 12.00-1.00
Using IT to improve productivity and Maths Skills
 
Kindly hosted by WLA Delia Casey from Specialist Training in Wigan.  Delia will be
demonstrating how to use Word & Excel more effectively – Lots of tips to do simple
tasks faster.  You’ll also find out how to use Excel to encourage people to improve
their Maths skills.
 
You may also want to attend our ...
 
WLA Network Meeting 1.00-2.00
 
Find out about our plans to further develop Merseyside WLA networking, catch up
with other WLAs, get the latest info on free training and support and learn how to
become a Maths Champion -
http://www.workplacelearningadvocates.org.uk/maths4us-and-wlas
 
YORKSHIRE
 
WLA Network Meeting - Yorkshire
Monday 24th June 2013 - 10.00-12.00
 
Kindly hosted by WLA (Tina) from Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds, Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street
Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 2QW
• A chance for WLAs to share ideas and find out about free training/development
opportunities and the Maths Champions initiative.
 
NORTH EAST
 
WLA Network Meeting - North East
Wednesday 26th June 2013 – 10.00-12.00
 
Kindly hosted by WLAs (Laura & Lou) from Northumberland Wildlife Trust
The Garden House, St Nicholas Park, Jubilee Road, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3XT
 
• A chance for WLAs to share ideas and find out about free training/development
opportunities and the Maths Champions initiative.

 
Remember - The WLA On-Line course is available on demand.  Go to www.wlas.org.uk and
click on Register Now to access the course.
 
Email Liz Johnston if you're coming along - liz@learningadvocates.co.uk  
 
Hope to see you at one or more of the events/courses !

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