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ESOL Call for funding applications 2021/22 under the Northern Ireland Refugee Resettlement Scheme (NIRRS) coming soon

Please be informed that it is the intention of The Department for the Economy (DfE) to issue the official ‘ESOL Call for funding applications 2021/22’ under the Northern Ireland Refugee Resettlement Scheme (NIRRS) in the coming weeks. This funding process will be broadly similar to last year’s call. Details will follow in due course. If any 20-21 Funding awarded organisations …

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Funding Opportunity: Tampon Tax – for projects helping women and girls

Please see below the information from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport which relates to a Tampon Tax potential funding opportunity to support projects helping women and girls. The closing date for applications is Sunday 4 July and the link to the application and guidance can be found here.   

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The Executive agrees almost £220 million of Covid funding to support the social recovery from Covid

The Executive has agreed almost £220 million of Covid funding to support the social recovery from Covid. The health service, education, the arts, charities and sports organisations are among the beneficiaries. The Department for Communities has been allocated funding of £50.3m to help provide support to the people, communities and sectors who have been directly impacted by the pandemic. The …

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Peace IV Summer Youth Programmes

PEACE IV CYP Project  pre registrations open for Summer camps with GIGA Training. https://www.digital-arts-academy.com/tech-connects/daa-easter-juniors/ https://www.digital-arts-academy.com/tech-connects/daa-easter-term-senior/ https://www.gigatraining.com/tech-connects/tech-connect-dj-music-easter/ Examples of live project work here for reference: https://www.gigatraining.com/project/tech-connects-north-talks-too/ https://www.gigatraining.com/project/nbapgraphicdesign/  

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ESOL for Refugees Toolkit

If you work with refugees you will be interested in this new toolkit, which has just been published by Migration Yorkshire. https://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk/?page=esol-for-refugees-toolkit Commissioned by the Home Office, the toolkit is comprehensive, practical, easy to navigate and full of useful case studies. It was the result of an exciting collaborative effort which brought together stakeholders from across the UK in a series of regional …

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OpenLearn – Race and Ethnicity Hub

OpenLearn launches hub to offer fresh perspectives on race, racism and ethnicity The Open University’s free learning site, OpenLearn has  launched a new hub page to offer fresh perspectives on race, racism and ethnicity. The Race and Ethnicity Hub will host existing and new content, including articles, videos, audio recordings and courses, which draw on expertise from across the OU’s core faculty areas. For …

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UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Consultation

The UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities consultation entitled “Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK: call for evidence”, The Commission have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: Education Employment and enterprise Health Crime and policing The closing date for submissions to the consultation closes …

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