It was a deeply moving morning this morning. The final 'Getting On' workshop was dedicated to saying a big thank you to all of the research volunteers who engaged with the project. Proceedings began with coffee and cake, with cake provided by WEA tutor Coral Campbell. Our Regional Education Manager, Howard Croft, said a few … Continue reading Farewell Coffee and Cake Report
Attention all Action Learning for Living Research Volunteers! Please come to our farewell coffee morning on Friday 28th July at 10am. The coffee will be poured at N-Space, 32a Clarenden Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD. Along with Sarah Holland I have asked the tutors who delivered the courses to come along so you will have … Continue reading Farewell Coffee and Cake
Post your entry here Since April 2015, people all around the country have been taking short adult education courses to see if it helps them develop strategies to manage things like having trouble sleeping, stress, worry, feeling low, finding it difficult to leave the house, as part of a national research project. Our research volunteers … Continue reading A Day In The Life
This Facebook post from our ALL Project tutor just had to be shared. I hope you enjoy the work produced during the short course. Final 'creative practice of everyday life' with WEA Nottingham @ #UniversityofNottingham/ #NottinghamLakesideArts. Great venue (so much going on)! And Some significant conversations have been had. Let's continue! Thanks to Ruth @ … Continue reading Facebook feedback from a tutor
It is with a little excitement today that I scanned the new edition of NG3 Magazine. There on page 72 is a quarter page on our very own project, Action Learning for Living. NG3 is delivered free to the 8,000 homes in Nottingham's NG3 postal district. We are standing by the phones in readiness.
In the picture above we can see a fantastic selection of cakes prepared for this morning's Getting On Workshop. The cakes were made by WEA students for the ALL Project. As you can see I was not quite quick enough with the camera! The fruit shortbread was fantastic, I can vouch for that personally. Cake … Continue reading Cake break during a Getting On Workshop
Chris Lewis Jones is tutoring his course, The Creative Practice of Everyday Life, tomorrow at the Lakeside Arts Centre. We have had a request for directions to the Learning Studio there as it is not that clear. The address is Lakeside Arts, Learning Studio, University Park, NG7 2RD. There is parking and a tram stop. … Continue reading Directions to the course classroom for: the creative practice of everyday life
Our information and advice person, Julie, is at the Kimberley Jobs Fair today. Make sure to say hello if you see her there.
Wednesday, 8 March was International Women’s Day and Anne and Julie from the Action Living in Learning team were invited to attend an open day held at Nottingham Women’s Centre. Anne and Julie set up a stall so that they could inform women, of all ages and backgrounds, about the Mental Health research project. ‘What … Continue reading International Women’s Day Event
Here is a fabulous campaign being run by the Mental Health Foundation. I'm (not feeling like myself, feel tired, drained, can't focus on my work, can't stop worrying about the little things, about everything. not eating, sleeping, feel anxious) fine. So true. Don't take 'fine' for an answer. Every week 1 in 6 of us … Continue reading I’m Fine