Please join us on Friday 21 June 2019 from 12.30 to 3pm at Quarrendon Adult Learning Centre, Holman Street, Aylesbury, HP19 9LJ for a Great Get Together, a shared lunch to celebrate that we have more in common. Bring a friend or neighbour, meet new people and celebrate kindness, respect and all we have in common. […]
We have introduced a number of business breakfast workshops giving you the skills to run your small business successfully. The workshops include Social Media, Excel and PowerPoint and run from 8am – 9.30am at our centres in Aylesbury, Buckingham and High Wycombe. The cost per workshop is £25 or £40 if you book two. To […]
We are pleased to announce that we have introduced a Supported Internships scheme, in partnership with Stony Dean School, Amersham, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Adviza. The Buckinghamshire Adult Learning Supported Internship is a partnership venture which prepares young people with disabilities for competitive employment. The first Supported Internship was set up in partnership with De […]
We are again holding our Try It, Love It, Learn It week where you can try an existing adult learning class for FREE. Enrolments open on Monday 4 – Friday 15 February and will be listed on https://www.adultlearningbcc.ac.uk/about-us/tryit/ during these dates. Call 01296 383582 to book your place once you’ve chosen which course you’d like to try. Available […]
On Wednesday 12 December, our British Sign Language tutor Marie Biswell brought together current and past learners to sign the Shakin’ Stevens’ Christmas song, “Merry Christmas Everyone”. Marie turned 30 in November and decided to celebrate by setting herself 30 challenges in a year to raise money for Sense Holidays and A Different World Festival […]
Our ALDD learners held a very successful Christmas fair in Chesham last week. They sold handmade Christmas crafts, refreshments, held a tombola, raffle and biscuit decorating. They raised an incredible £250 which is being donated to Epilepsy Society and Hivings Church in Chesham. More photos can be seen on our Facebook page.
The winner of Adult Learner of the Year was announced by Buckinghamshire Adult Learning at our awards ceremony last week, as part of the Festival of Learning. Over 100 people attended the annual Adult Learner of the Year Awards ceremony which was held at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, including nominated learners, tutors, learning support assistants […]
Huge congratulations go to one of our former learners, Kelly Rand who has won the Buckinghamshire Dignity and Respect Award 2018 in the Learning category. Kelly was presented with her award at a ceremony on 2 May at the Oculus, Aylesbury. Kelly was nominated by her manager Jo as someone who, despite having dyslexia and […]