Upcoming NE Youth Training
Generation Code Champion Volunteer Roles Available
Are you aged 16 – 25? Interested in coding/digital skills? Then Generation Code could be for you!
NE Youth are working in partnership with Microsoft and UK Youth to deliver Generation Code, and are looking to train up a number of Code Champions aged 16-25 years old. No coding experience. This will allow you to take the lead, with support from NE Youth on delivering regular coding activities to young people aged 11 – 19, in your area, sparking an interest in code through themed activities that are relevant to their interests, whether that be fashion, sport or space etc. You will be trained to use the micro: bit, Generation Code will help 11,760 young people across the UK get creative with code, bringing coding to life as they make all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments – the possibilities are endless.
Visit this link for further information!
UPS Road Code Road Safety Training
Get real practical experience of staying safe on the roads and experience dangers without putting yourself in harm’s way using our driving simulator and virtual reality goggles in this half day session.
For 13-19 year olds, the course focuses on passenger and pedestrian safety, with the aim of increasing confidence around young people speaking up in potentially dangerous situations.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0191 2727494 for more information.
First Aid Courses offered by St John Ambulance
Free first aid courses are offered in-house at your own venue by St John Ambulance if booked before end of March. You can view their suite of Community Courses, with most groups opting for the 3 hour Essential First Aid All Ages.
This covers a number of basic lifesaving first aid topics including CPR and choking protocols for treating adults, children and infants.
To book contact Vicky.Rountree@sja.org.uk
VONNE Building Better Governance programme
VONNE is again partnering with Cass CCE and Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to deliver the Building Better Governance programme for North East England, with workshops taking place between February and April 2018. Read more here…
Free interactive online eLearning on the mental wellbeing of children and young people
The Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC), in partnership with the Anna Freud Learning Network, has developed its first ever online eLearning module: ‘Measuring mental wellbeing to improve the lives of children and young people’.
This eLearning aims to increase the awareness, understanding and confidence of non-specialist and school staff who support the wellbeing and mental health of children or young people to access the benefits associated with measuring mental wellbeing. This free interactive short course aims to demystify and simplify the whole process of using outcomes and feedback measures to monitor mental wellbeing and is laid out in six easy to follow parts.
To access the eLearning module please go to http://www.corc.uk.net/elearning/ for more information.