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Community members can easily equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to become successful candidates, confident individuals and responsible citizens.  Here you will find opportunities to develop a wide array of knowledge and skills for a variety of reasons. They can be work-based, community-based, or may be personal and interpersonal - whatever you aspire to.

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Feel more confident about public speaking, and learn how to quickly and easily tailor your speeches to specific audiences.

Looking for help with home-learning with your child? Access links to primary-age learning at home, for you with your children. The links are free videos, interactive and visual learning and arranged in curricular areas for instant and easy access.  This ever-building list is created by Danny McFadden, who is a primary school teacher and school Digital Leader of Learning.

Welcome to The Nation Deaf Children's Society Family Sign Language course! In each lesson the tutors will share British Sign Language (BSL) vocabulary and conversation focused on family life, so parents and children can learn together.
A new lesson will be released every Friday over the next 12 weeks. There will be 12 clips in total to learn from.
To find out what we do to support deaf children and their families on our website:

Inspiring the next generation of IT professionals
STEM based activity packs for children aged 6 – 14. Downloadable resources for remote learning.

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, STEM camps are going virtual! Activities will encompass all aspects of STEM, including coding, environmental sustainability and robotics. There will be a range of activities each week, involving activities with technical, practical and physical elements. 
Activities are from the CGI website

This course was developed by The University of Kent. On this course, you’ll get practical advice on how to fundraise whether you work for a non-profit or charity, or you volunteer in a community organisation. Duration 3 weeks. Weekly study 3 hours.

Do you want to improve your descriptive writing? This free course from Open Learn: History & The Arts,  will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see the familiar things in everyday life in a new light. You will also learn how authors use their own personal histories to form the basis of their work.

As a social enterprise you are balancing profit and purpose every day. Profit can be measured in pounds and pence, but what about impact?  
Being able to articulate the difference your social enterprise makes to your stakeholders (including customers, funders, staff) can help you stand out from the crowd.  This comprehensive E-Learning programme will give you the skills to measure and demonstrate your social impact. 
Just Enterprise delivers digital support to people working and volunteering in social enterprises.

Digital transformation and the rise of large scale infrastructure projects has created a growing demand for more project-oriented jobs worldwide. On this free course from The Open University, you will go beyond the fundamentals of project management and improve your knowledge so you’re better prepared to lead projects in the future.