14 May 2010

Adult Learners week kicks off on Saturday

Adult Learners' Week starts on Saturday 15 May 2010 - this is your chance to sign up for a course and to encourage take up there are a number of taster sessions available.

Try out sessions:

  • Throughout the week (15 - 21 May) - Computing and IT taster sessions such as how to use the internet and emailing friends will be available at the Adult Learning Online Centre in Ivor House on Acre Lane and also at the Green Man Skills Zone on Coldharbour Lane.
  • Tuesday 18 May - Dance, language and music taster sessions are available at Morley College. There will also be an Awards Ceremony on Thursday 20 May to celebrate the outstanding people in Lambeth who have overcome incredible challenges to learn throughout the past year.
  • Wednesday 19 May - Human Library event at Brixton Library between 12pm and 3pm where living books are available to borrow! Participants have the opportunity to meet someone you wouldn’t normally consider talking to and challenge your own stereotypes or prejudices. Lambeth Council's Adult Learning Service, Brixton Library and Crisis (the homelessness charity) have worked together to organise this highlight of Adult Learners' Week in Lambeth.
  • Thursday 20 May - Painting and drawing taster sessions at Lambeth College alongside Childminding, Black History, Yoga and Salsa introductions. There will also be a Herbal Walk taking place as part of their celebrations.
  • Friday 21 May - Doing the Lambeth Talk! - project celebration at Stockwell Community Resource Centre between 10.30am - 12.30pm. A unique opportunity to hear about a Lambeth success story.
More information is available on the Adult Learners Week website