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Inclusive Fieldwork & Expedition Practice

"A workshop exploring the inclusion of disabled people
in fieldwork and expeditions"

Wednesday, 6th November 2002 at RGS-IBG, London SW7 2AR

This one-day interactive workshop brings together organisations and
individuals interested in widening the opportunities for disabled students
and young people in fieldwork and expeditions.

The emphasis of the day will be on action planning and how to turn the dream
of full inclusion into reality. Speakers and case studies will provide
inspiration and practical support to enable you to turn theory into
practice.

It aims to complement work begun by the Higher Education Funding Council for
England (HEFCE) by bringing together people with a broad range of insights
and approaches, thus enabling creative lateral learning.

Open to all interested parties. More Information and a booking form please
go to:-
www.rgs.org/inclusive or email: eac@rgs.org

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BASIL National Training Project - Basic Skills for Inclusive Learning

National Training Project for Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL Teachers and Trainers Working With Adults with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities. Read more about the BASIL project
[posted 19th March 2002]

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Tideaway Sailability - at Surrey Docks Watersports Centre

Tideaway Sailability Club was started in 1982 by a group of disabled people with the aim of making sailing available cheaply to anyone who was keen to try. They attracted able-bodied people who wanted to help and who enjoyed sharing their sailing enthusiasm in this way.
Contact: Tideaway Sailing Club
Surrey Docks Watersports Centr
Rope Street
Southwark
London SE161LL.
Telephone Clare Gray on (020) 8858 1822 or Ron Cutler on (020) 8289 8472

[posted 14th December 2001]

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Queen’s Elizabeth Foundation for Disabled People - Development Centre

Queen's Elizabeth Foundation for Disabled People is a national charity providing training, employment, education, care, assessment and information for people with disabilities and learning difficulties.The Development Centre is a part of Queen's Elizabeth Foundation for disabled people. It is a residential training centre for young people with physical and/or learning disabilities. The Life Skills Department run courses, which aim to maximise the residents' independence in the key areas of their lives as cooking, travel training and money management. For more information, please contact:
Margaret Huxtable - Principal - Development Centre Peter Gardiner - Head of the department (Life Skills) Brian Lawton - co-ordinator project "Face to Face" tel: 01372-841329 fax: 01372-842701

[posted 14th December 2001]

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Training Course in Independent Living Skills

PHAB and the DfEE are running an Independent Living project which is open to young people in the 13 to 25 age group with and without disabilities. The project has been awarded funding for the next three years and will run in locations throughout the South East during this time. For more information please contact Sarah Ward, Development Officer, PHAB, Summit House, Wandle Road, Croydon CRO 1DF, Tel: 020 8667 9443 Fax: 020 8681 1399.
Email:
info@phabengland.org.uk
Web:www.phabengland.org.uk
[posted 14th December 2001]


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