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Courses For Topic: Caring For Others

Cross Gates Confidence Building and Self Esteem

This is a 5 week course for parents annd carers who are thinking about making a positive change in thier lives. Over the 5 weeks of the course Learners look at: Building relationships The Impact of praise annd self esteem Explore solutions to barriers Develop personal skills and Knowledge Learn…(more)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Crossgates And Manston Children's Centre
Provided by Pre-School Learning Alliance

Active Families - Farnley CC

An exciting, fun course for parents and children living in the area to join in a range of indoor and outdoor activities. (more)

Wed, Aug 01, 2018 to Wed, Aug 22 2018
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (5 hours) at Farnley Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Story Sacks - Kirkstall

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Mon, Sep 17, 2018 to Mon, Dec 10 2018
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Kirkstall Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Story Sacks - Lane End

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Tue, Sep 18, 2018 to Tue, Dec 11 2018
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Lane End Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Story Sacks - Hillcrest

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Wed, Sep 19, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Leeds City Council

Supporting Children's Learning - Farnley CC

This course focusses on the skills required to help children with early learning development through a range of play activities. (more)

Thu, Sep 20, 2018 to Thu, Oct 25 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (2 hours) at Farnley Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Story Sacks - Iveson Primary

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Thu, Sep 27, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
12:45 PM to 3:15 PM (3 hours) at Iveson Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

(ACL) First Steps to Working in Childcare (Pre E3)

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Fri, Mar 08, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Story Sacksd - Nowell Mount Community Centre

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Wed, Sep 19, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Nowell Mount Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Wed, Sep 05, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Fri, Sep 07, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Computer Skills with English

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience in using computers. Learners will work at their own workstation, where they will develop ICT skills including use of keyboard and mouse, word processing, email, creating documents, staying safe online, researching information online, including job search and creating…(more)

Fri, Sep 07, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
9:45 AM to 12:45 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 to Mon, Dec 17 2018
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Introduction To Sewing

This course provides an opportunity for learners to make a garment using machine and hand sewing techniques. It is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Learners will build confidence, read patterns, measure accurately, cut cloth and research guides and techniques online. (more)

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 to Mon, Dec 17 2018
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 to Tue, Dec 11 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 to Tue, Dec 11 2018
9:15 AM to 12:15 PM (3 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Thu, Sep 13, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Richmond Hill Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Health and Wellbeing

Me and My Health and Wellbeing: This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about…(more)

Tue, Sep 18, 2018 to Tue, Dec 18 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Little London Children's Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Moving Towards Independence

A team working project developing skills including using public transport, accessing online services, looking after yourself and demonstrating your new skills in a team challenge, It is all about giving you the best start towards independence in a format that is right for you. (more)

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 to Tue, Dec 04 2018
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (Leeds) CIC

Art and Craft

From watercolours to beading this course is all about working with an artist in our studio. You will paint, create and make a wide range of items (mainly of your choice) as you develop practical, fine motor and social skills. Cost \'a315 towards resources. (more)

Wed, Sep 12, 2018 to Wed, Dec 05 2018
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (Leeds) CIC

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