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Volunteer Now FREE Training Sessions from January to March 2023!

Volunteer Now are delighted to deliver an interesting series of webinars to kickstart 2023!  With thanks to the Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland, these webinars will encourage the Voluntary Sector to consider new approaches, ideas and allow networking and shared learning. We kick off the series on 24 January 2023 with ‘Volunteering 2023’ with guest speaker Rob Jackson.  A new …

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English Classes – Belfast and Surrounding Areas

Please see below the list for the latest available English classes commencing again in January 2023. English Classes – Belfast and Surrounding areas List 2023

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Anti-Bullying in Schools Surveys

FAO Organisations who work with young people: Re:  The Addressing Bullying in Schools ‘Reaching Out’ Survey The Education Authority Addressing Bullying in Schools Implementation Team would appreciate your support and are ‘Reaching Out’ to you. Below is a link to surveys for stakeholders which includes related Organisations and Education Stakeholders as a separate subsection in acknowledgement of the central role …

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Free Course – Ukrainian language and culture – new course from the Open University

The Open University (OU) has launched a new free online course for people housing, caring for or working with Ukrainians in the UK. The course focuses on Ukrainian culture and language and has been developed specifically for UK residents hosting refugees, and service providers working with people who have arrived from Ukraine. Providing an insight into Ukrainian language, food, housing, and …

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The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA)

Watchdog advises students on how to protect their rights in new academic year. The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA), which monitors the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens post Brexit, is reminding EU students living in the UK of their rights as they start university this year. In particular, the watchdog wants students to be …

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Belfast Met Student Funding 2022-23

Student Funding Student Funding provides advice and guidance on the various Funding mechanisms available to our Students. We offer the following support: Student Funding Advice & Guidance (specific to individual circumstances) External Student Funding Advocacy External Student Funding Application Assistance Social Security Benefit info To book an appointment email studentfunding@belfastmet.ac.uk We also administer the following funds: *The Learner Support Fund …

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Belfast Met – ESOL Report

Please see below the latest annual ESOL Regional Coordination report. Annual End of Year Report – ESOL NI – 2021-22

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Mother Tongues Summer readings to boost your confidence on bilingualism

Summer is the perfect moment to allow ourselves a bit of time to indulge in nice and interesting readings (and listenings!). Check out our Summer compilation – Part I for you to enjoy this month. Articles for parents – A key ingredient for language success: language input  [Read here] – Non-native speakers can raise bilingual children [Read here] Articles for teachers – It’s time …

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