Adult Learning Classes Autumn 2018

DIGITAL SKILLS FOR LIFE & WORK

@ Aim High, 12-14 Woodburn Avenue

This free course is designed to let you

work at your own pace and focus on the skills you want to develop. These may include a range of computer programmes, email, online safety, social media, online banking, and online shopping. We can help to identify programmes and apps that are useful.

Ten week course, Thursdays starting 27th September 2018 1pm-3pm

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 270 5698

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

Introduction to Drawing and Painting At Cousland Smiddy

This course is for all levels of artist from complete beginner. Draw using pencil, pastel and charcoal. Explore the use of various materials – paints/paper /canvas/board.

Learn how to value and developing your personal style, what to paint and how to use your mistakes in your art.

Ten week course

Starts Wednesday 3rd October 9.45 – 11.45am

Cost – £20 concession / £40 reduced rate / £72 full price

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 270 5698

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

Digital Skills for Life and Work At 18 Croft Street (upstairs)

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to update their computing skills, or for complete beginners. Learn at your own pace how to use the Internet, Email and Social Media for your home life. Increase your skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint for work. Help is also given in searching and applying for work.

Free Ten week course Starts Thursday 27th September 9.30 – 11.30 am

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 270 5698

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

Introduction to Drawing and Painting At Dalkeith Campus

This course is for all levels of artist from complete beginner. Draw using pencil, pastel and charcoal. Explore the use of various materials – paints/paper /canvas/board.

Learn how to value and developing your personal style.

Ten week course

Starts Wednesday 26th September 7 – 9pm

Cost – £20 concession / £40 reduced rate / £72 full price

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 270 5698

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

Introduction to Mindfulness at Aim High Woodburn

Are you interested in finding out how to use Mindfulness in your daily life? Would you like to be able to calm your mind and become more focused?

Discover the health benefits of regularly using mindfulness and meditation. Learn how to use basic relaxation and breathing techniques to help you cope with the stresses of your day to day life.

10 week course Starts Wednesday 26th September

9.30 – 11.30am

Cost – £20 concession / £40 reduced rate / £72 full price

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 270 5698

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

CRECHE WORKER TRAINING

Tuesdays starting 25 September 2018 @ Aim High, 12-14 Woodburn Avenue

9.30am-11.30am

Interested in a career working with children or looking to undertake a childcare course at College?

This course is the first step back into education and will equip you with skills for employment and/or further education courses.

This is a free course and there is a crèche available (Needs to be booked in advance)

For more information or to book a place please go to: LLEMidlothian.eventbrite.co.uk

Or contact us on:

Tel: 0131 271 3481

email: LLEadultsfamilies@midlothian.gov.uk Facebook: facebook.com/LLEMidlothian Twitter: @LLEadult_family

Free School Meals Research Questionnaire

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FreeSchoolMealsSurvey

 

Identifying facilitators and barriers to the registration and uptake of free school meals in Midlothian’s primary schools’

* This project was commissioned by Midlothian Council (Communities Team) through NUS Dissertations for Good, including research to be conducted at a Midlothian primary school in one of the targeted areas and an online survey with parents of Midlothian’s Primary School children.

* The goal of this dissertation is to work with stakeholders such as pupils, parents, teachers, and head teachers to identify facilitators and barriers to the registration and uptake of FSM.

* This survey would contribute to the summary and recommendations which would support the increase in numbers of Midlothian parents registration for free school meals, so that schools receive the most appropriate amount of PEF possible