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 […]