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Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for people aged 16+

If you are looking for a new direction come and take part in our programme to develop practical skills and build confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment! In this free 12-week course, you will learn about gardening, horticulture and nature conservation in our safe, welcoming and inspiring community gardens. Grow Your Future is for anyone aged 16+ who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

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Prince’s Trust 6 Week Online Programme

The programme is designed for young people to improve their confidence, learn new skills and develop resilience. This programme will run over 6 weeks, starting the week commencing the 25th of July and is aimed at 16-25 year olds. The programme is designed for young people to improve their confidence, learn new skills and develop resilience. As the programme goes on, the aim is for the young people to feel more confident to get out of the house and eventually…

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WEA Eastern Region Courses from June 2022 onwards

Courses available for adult learners aged 19 or older in Norfolk, Suffolk and online. The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland. The WEA is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities. Last year the WEA helped 28,219 students, with the support of nearly 2,000 volunteers, 900+ tutors and over 6,000 members.  Some of the courses starting soon include: More Healthy Cooking on…

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Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

The aim of the training is to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff and families who support people with dysphagia. This training is a 3hr session accessed via Microsoft Teams. The training will cover: • The normal swallow, what can go wrong and why• What can cause a problem and signs to look out for• The role of Speech and Language Therapy in supporting eating and drinking• Reports, guidelines and support tools (placemats)• Food and drink modification (IDDSI)• Support…

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Out Loud Music Courses starting in May 2022

Out Loud Music offers friendly and accessible courses in music and media, supporting you to realise your goals and play a part in making the music and media industry a more inclusive place! These courses are free to adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health conditions. Out Loud Music is based at South Street Studios, Ipswich with an accessible radio studio, mac media suite, music rehearsal room and The Smokehouse music venue. If you would like to make music, DJ…

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EARTH SEND course

Sharing news from Green Light Trust Green Light Trust are looking for people to join there EARTH SEND course at Castan Woods in Ipswich. The course is fully funded so it will be free. Participants will also get a free lunch which is cooked over the campfire! The course is running from the 5th May until the 16th June 2022 (7 weeks), every Thursday from 10am-3pm. Participants must be over 21 years old with special educational needs and a Suffolk…

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Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

New charter to boost consumer confidence and provide an online one-stop shop on passenger rights and complaints procedures for disabled people. charter to help all passengers travel with confidence as we build back fairer a one-stop shop of advice for disabled passengers travelling by road and rail updated expert guidance on tactile paving and inclusive mobility also launched The government has joined with disability charity Scope to develop a new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter for bus, coach, taxi, private hire…

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Roots to Work

A message from ActivLives, Activ Gardens: If you are looking for a new direction in 2022, come and take part in our brand new programme to develop practical skills and build confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment! In this 8-week course you will learn about gardening, food growing and nature conservation, with a chance to get involved in activities such as woodworking or bee-keeping, in our safe, welcoming and inspiring community gardens. Where? The People’s Community…

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

posters of the upcoming out loud music sessions

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information update

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

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iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios

iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios in Ipswich. iSounds is a 10 week course starting Tuesday 18th January 2022 and finishing Tuesday 29th March 2022. You can sign up for the morning session 10am-12.30pm or the afternoon session 1.30pm-4pm. The course will cover beat making, songwriting, the basics of radio production and radio presenting. Listen to iSounds radio show examples by clicking this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn For more information and to register please click this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn “If…

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Green Light Trust Air

Green Light Trust are running a free nature inspired online wellbeing course, starting Tuesday 24th November. The course will run one day a week, for 5 weeks, from 10am – 3pm. The course is suitable for participants with mental health difficulties, those in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse, the long term unemployed and for those participant who may have difficulties with mobility, agoraphobia or who are currently self-isolating due to COVID. The course is designed to; Reduce isolation and anxiety …

Green Light Trust Air

Green Light Trust are running a free nature inspired online wellbeing course, starting Tuesday 24th November. The course will run one day a week, for 5 weeks, from 10am – 3pm. The course is suitable for participants with mental health difficulties, those in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse, the long term unemployed and for those participant who may have difficulties with mobility, agoraphobia or who are currently self-isolating due to COVID. The course is designed to; Reduce isolation and anxiety …

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Out Loud Music: Free Online courses in Media/Music for adults 19+

Out Loud Music facilitate courses in music, radio and DJing. There are new courses starting this week. These will be online learning via weekly Zoom calls with tutors.  These are free courses for adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues.  Here is some more information on the courses: iSounds Online: starts Tuesday 29th September for 10 weeks iSounds 1 MORNING: 10am – 11.30am iSounds 2 AFTERNOON 12.30pm – 2pm The course will cover beat making, song writing, the basics…

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