Digital Photography is always a popular choice amongst members when learning needs survey’s are carried out, and following a number of requests, POA Learning decided that a Camera Course be designed and delivered at the unions Hatfield Learning Centre over a period of four weeks this year.
The POA Learning team at HMP Dartmoor have supported many learners through their Functional Skills. Michelle Howard is one learner who has taken advantage of the level 2 offering after she had first undertaken Functional Skills sessions at level one at her local Primary School in Princetown, Devon.
Dyslexia affects 10% of the UK population, with 4% being classed as severely dyslexic. However m any people may not actually realise that they are dyslexic, and this can cause issues in areas of their lives including low self-esteem at work, and frustration and anxiety when doing certain tasks.
POA learning in conjunction with HMP Hatfield were on hand to support a Family Fun Day run by St. Leger Homes at Thorne Rugby Club, in South Yorkshire on Monday 13th August.
Bev Nolker is a Tutor at the POA Learning Centre at Eastchurch on the Isle of Sheppey, and has been involved in setting up a book club. As summer is here, and many people are looking at a holiday reading list, Bev tells unionlearn about the book club – and a suggested reading list.
A group of parents and carers on the Isle of Sheppey have recently completed the award winning, 1-2-3 Magic Behaviour Management course with the Eastchurch POA Learning Centre.
For union learning projects to support as many people as possible it is important to build partnerships, and the POA Learning team at Newbold Revel have done just that, forming strong links with the Benn Partnership Centre in Rugby. The Benn Partnership Centre is a multi-cultural community centre,...
POA Learning have busy signing new learning agreements and link centres across the length and breadth of the country. The union has recently negotiated agreements which will support workers, and the local community, at HMP Northumberland and HMP Dartmoor – with more in the pipeline. Staff at HMP...
The POA Learning link Centre at HMP Full Sutton near York has proved to be a popular port of call for Officers looking for training solutions at the establishment, and in one case, Scott Close , Centre Manager was contacted by Prison Officer Steve Cook who was looking for some specific training due...