The Technical Assistance Project is funded by the European Social Fund to increase the knowledge of European Funding and the capacity of the VCSE to apply for available funding. The Technical Assistance team is here to break down the barriers to make it more accessible and attainable for organisations to be a part of the opportunities available. Join us at our next VCSE Technical Assistance Forum on 26 February 2019 at Voluntary Action LeicesterShire
26 February 2019 9:30am
Please note a maximum of 2 places per organisation This session will show you how to successfully demonstrate there is a genuine need for the projects you run. Being able to show need for the things you do will give your funding applications a better chance of success and ensure that what you do will have the maximum impact. Who is this web conference suitable for? The course is suitable for anyone with responsibility for applying for funding or for individuals looking to start a project for the first time. What does this web conference cover? This course will help you: Identify need for your project Write effective needs statements for funding bids Locate resources to help you demonstrate need
26 February 2019 11:00am
This session will enable you to identify, respond to and report issues relating to the safety of children and young people in your care. It will cover the key competences for staff and volunteers described by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Board. Why attend? On completion of the session you will receive a certificate of attendance which can be used as part of your demonstration of competence for your role.
28 February 2019 9:30am
This course is the first step towards a professional qualification in post-16 teaching. Whether you are new to the teaching profession or an experienced facilitator wishing to get a formal qualification this course aims to develop your skills and knowledge. The course is one day per week (9.30am-3.30pm) over a six week period. Why attend? On completion of the course you will receive the Aim Award in Education and Training at level three. The course covers three units: The course covers the role of the teacher in facilitating learning and their legal responsibilities within a classroom setting. You will learn how to plan effective learning activities taking into consideration different learning styles, methods of delivery and assessment. The course will cover communication within the classroom and techniques to include and motivate the students you have. Unit 1: Roles and responsibilities of a teacher Unit 2: Understanding and using inclusive learning Unit 3: Understanding assessment
5 March 2019 9:30am
Please note a maximum of 2 places per organisation This session will explain how to bring in revenue for your organisation through the sale of goods and services. It will give you examples of how trading works within the voluntary sector and inspire you to get started. Who is this web conference suitable for? This course is suitable for anyone with responsibility for fundraising within your voluntary organisation. What does this web conference cover? This course will help you: Understand the benefits and risks of trading for your group Generate business ideas that work Test the viability of your business ideas Understand how to access support and advice
6 March 2019 1:00pm
Our next Children, Young People and Families (CYPF) Network and Learn Session will take place on 12 March 2019. Why attend? Our Network and Learn Session gives voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups across Leicester and Leicestershire the opportunity to receive and share information, network and have their voices heard.
12 March 2019 9:30am
Befriending Networks are providing a series of FREE events around England over the next three years. Both established and new befriending projects are invited to attend. A special thanks to Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) and the Big Lottery who have funded these events through their Building Connections Fund.
13 March 2019 9:30am