Events for WLAs Oxfordshire - Summer 2013

Events & Courses Oxfordshire

There are lots of free events/courses coming up in the next few months. You are really welcome to come yourself and bring along a work colleague/manager to any of the events. Have a look at what is coming up.

Thursday 23rd May 8.00 – 9.30 – Learning at Work day celebration

The network of Oxfordshire Workplace Learning Advocates are holding a breakfast meeting at Unipart House on Thursday 23rd May 8.00 – 9.30 in celebration of Learning at Work day.  If you would like to find out more about how you can promote learning in your workplace and what learning opportunities are available locally please do come a long.  There will be a presentation on what fundable/FREE workplace and community learning is available locally and how the national careers service can help you and your employees improve their skills and progress within their work settings.

The meeting will take place at Unipart House, Garsington Road, OXFORD OX4 2GQ,  (For Sat Nav use OX4 6LN)

WLA Information & Advice Course on 6 and 20th June, 9.30 - 4.30 at Chipping Norton Adult Learning

It is accredited by Open Awards – www.openawards.org.uk at Level 2.  The course covers 4 key topics:

  • Understanding the role of a Workplace Learning Advocate and how to embed the role within your workplace
  • How to carry out interviews with colleagues to advise on learning needs
  • Understanding the key providers of information, advice and guidance
  • Developing a resource base of learning opportunities that you can use in order to promote learning in your workplace

Following the course you would be encouraged to begin to develop a learning culture in your workplace through the promotion of both informal and formal learning.

No prior knowledge or experience is needed in order to take part in either of the courses.

Maths Champion and WLA short course train the trainer session Monday 3rd June 11 - 1pm, Abingdon Adult Learning. Contact Kris Ventris Field on kris@kvfetc.co.uk, or call on 07771 962 426

WLA Oxfordshire network meeting - Tuesday 9th July 11 - 1pm, venue tbc

For more information about any of the above contact Lucy Nichol at lucy.nichol@oxfordshire.gov.uk