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Posted by LibeRaCe on July 27, 2012
Posted by LibeRaCe on October 27, 2010
Related articles we have come across which highlight other far reaching consequences of the Act include those from Emplyment Law Watch on the implications for Compromise Agreements and articles highlighted by BBC Ouch discussing how the act could effect jobseekers with a disability or medical condition.
You can also find more guidance details here through the Government Equalities Office – including interim arrangements.
Posted by LibeRaCe on September 10, 2010
Skillscymru, which takes place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, will mark the start of a year-long programme of events and activities taking place across the UK in the run up to WorldSkills London 2011. It is being hosted by the Welsh Assembly Government, which is also a Partner of WorldSkills London 2011, as part of its commitment to raise skills levels throughout Wales. Simon Bartley, chief executive of UK Skills, talks in more detail about the event here. SkillsCymru will also have a huge selection of interactive learning experiences for visitors and a fantastic group of inspirational speakers.
The World Skills competition itself takes place on the 5th-8th October 2011 in London. Their interactive website is already live. Click on the scrolling skills list to access videos and links to career information. You can choose your national flag and get up dates on that country’s competitors. Check in with the site regularly to watch the ‘Focus On’ series of videos about specific career choices.
Students from Coleg Llandrillo have a fantastic reputation for achieving awards at the UK Skills and World Skills events. Talk to your tutor about how to get involved.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on August 17, 2009
This BBC article – Autistic Impressions - discusses how many films have concentrated only on characters with special intelligences (such as Rain Man) and do not explore the real life experience of those living with the disorder. But the number of films portraying the reality of the situation (with varying levels of success) are increasing. The following have been recommended -
Ben X (dutch with subtitles)
Posted by LibeRaCe on June 18, 2009
It’s Teen Wellbeing Week on Teachers TV
Scheduled programmes exploring some of the emotional, mental health and social issues affecting teenagers today. Top picks for this week are:
Secondary Health and Welfare
Teenage Mental Health Eating Disorders: A New Solution Secondary Mental Health
What Teachers Should Know
School Matters – Battling Anorexia
Also this week everyone’s favourite Teachers TV series From Good To Outstanding is back and two more teachers are going under the spotlight
Posted by LibeRaCe on May 12, 2008
The Open University’s Open2.net blog portal is a wealth of information and news on a huge range of subjects. Posts are topical, current and written by OU lecturing/teaching staff.
There are also links back to BBC OU programmes (some are even hosted on the BBC iPlayer if you missed them), with upcoming show lists and some free learning resources available.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on May 6, 2008
See more of your local area and keep fit at the same time with this years Prestatyn Walking Festival. Graded walks to suit all ages – see the remains of Roman Britain, take part in a 007 themed walk or try the three hills challenge. The ‘Healthy Prestatyn’ initiative site also provides information on walking routes in the town for everyone to enjoy.
Read more about this and other organised walks throughout the UK in the Guardian Travel section.
Find out more about this and other outdoor education activities in the Library at shelf numbers 372 and 796
Posted by LibeRaCe on April 8, 2008
Eight new Intute Subject Booklets have been published this month, each providing a “taster” of the Internet resources that can be found by using Intute. They can be downloaded directly from the site or viewed as a PDF.
The new subject include:
Film and Theatre
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Over 24 booklets have been published by Intute in recent years, and you are welcome to copy, re-purpose and distribute the printed or electronic versions for non-profit, educational use with suitable attribution, as the work is licenced under a Creative Commons Licence.
Posted by LibeRaCe on April 4, 2008
What services are available? Check out the Dept. of Work and Pensions.
The British Library also provide a fantastic list organisations and freely available resources on the Internet for Social Welfare as part of its 21citizen.org.uk set of pages (it also highlights resources that are only available in the library itself).
The National Archives also has a section on the start of the Welfare Reforms in 1906 and breaks down the topics by group – older people, young people and working people. This part of a wider project called The Learning Curve, which enriches British historical research.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation supports programmes of research and development in housing, social care and social policy. Offers several hundred research summaries and information on publications and research programmes. It also has a useful links section to other similar organisations.
Find out more about this subject in the Library at shelf number 361.3