Looking to upskill this year? Check out our upcoming training!
We know lots of our community partners really value our training, which is why we’re continuing to provide lots of webinars across the year. There are a range of webinars now on the website, taking place from now until the end of March. We’ve included a summary of the upcoming training below to help you decide which ones are relevant to you and your organisation.
If there is a particular area that you’d like to up-skill in or focus on to help improve your organisation this year, don’t forget you can share your views in our survey which is open until the end of month.
Effective Time Management (Thursday 21 January, 10-11am)
Are you finding that there are not simply enough hours in the day to get everything done? This session takes a practical look at how you can effectively manage your time, focussing on some practical hints and tips.
Mental Health Awareness - Common mental health conditions (Thursday 28 January, 10-11am)
Second in a series of the mental health webinars, this session will cover some of the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions,the impact these can have on an individual, and some of support available.
Developing Coping Strategies (Thursday 4 February, 10-11am)
Next in the series on mental health, we look at coping strategies. In particular, we’ll take a look at how you can manage stress positively, so we can feel happier and healthier.
Writing Better Bids (Thursday 4 February, 2-4pm)
This popular webinar is returning to help you better understand the bid writing process. We’ll be taking a look at key issues for funders, how to write effective applications, common reasons to why funding applications are rejected and more.
Using Learn My Way to Support Learners Remotely (Tuesday 9 February, 10-11am and Friday 12 March, 1-2pm)
We’ll be providing tips for how you can create effective remote delivery sessions with learners and how you can use Learn My Way from a remote perspective.
Developing Relationships (Thursday 11 February, 10-11am)
Following on from last year’s Building Positive Relationships webinar, we’ll be taking a look at how we can develop our skills further to nurture effective relationships with partners.
Online Fundraising (Thursday 11 February, 2-4pm)
Drawing on recent examples of online fundraising, this webinar will outline and explore the key elements and success factors in fundraising online, including a look at platforms such as JustGiving and Crowdfunder.
Building Our Resilience (Thursday 18 February, 10-11am)
Resilience is important in protecting our mental health, enabling us to ‘bounce back’ from difficult experiences and situations. We’ll be taking a look at what contributes to resilience and how maintaining a positive attitude can help us to become more resilient.
Developing Self Confidence (Thursday 11 March, 10-11am)
Our confidence can impact our thinking and behaviour. In our upcoming webinar, we’ll explore what can contribute to our confidence and how we can increase our self esteem.
Teaching and Facilitation (Thursday 11 & 18 March, 2-4pm)
This training is particularly useful if you are wanting to develop teaching and mentoring skills, if you are thinking of moving into teaching adults or if you want to share some ideas and good practice.
Part 1 & 2 - Teaching skills and theories of learning
Part 3 & 4 - Teaching strategies and accessing learning
Assertiveness (Thursday 25 March, 10-11am)
Being assertive can help us to stand up for our rights and can also help us with communication, to build our emotional intelligence and develop healthy relationships. Join us on our upcoming webinar to learn how you can improve your assertive skills.