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This page aims to keep you up-to-date with useful info about training opportunities and events inside Westminster and more widely throughout London. Also make sure to check the funding opportunities page for an updated list of local and London-wide funding opportunities.

One Westminster can also help your organisation through the Online Resources section of this website and through our staff team.

Training And Events

NCVO ONLINE STUDYZONE

Studyzone is an online hub of video e-learning courses for the voluntary sector. You can study at your own pace, anywhere, anytime. Studyzone is completely free to NCVO members and available by subscription or to buy.

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FREE E-LEARNING MODULES FROM THE CHARITY DIGITAL CODE OF PRACTICE

Zoe Amar, Chair of the Charity Digital Code of Practice has teamed up with the Cornwall Museums Partnership to create an e-learning project.

This includes two e-learning modules to help organisations to use the code. The first is an introduction to the code, exploring challenges faced by charities and how the code of practice can help the VCSE sector. The second module looks more closely at the principles of the code and how they can be applied to the learner’s organisation. This includes leadership, culture, strategy, skills, managing risks and adaptability.

You can access both modules on the Cornwall Museums Partnership’s website.

Social integration and cohesion at a crossroads: where to now?

Tuesday 28 January 2020

10:00 – 14:00 

108 Stamford St, SE1 9NH

What is an ‘integrated community’? How important is citizenship? Ethnicity? Inequality? This event showcases new research on the state of social integration in the UK – with evidence of both progress and significant challenges.

The event will also feature a debate about what to do to enhance integration and cohesion, and turn around the tide of hate crimes. With a well-informed panel and an interactive format, you’ll have the chance to learn from experts and peers, and to share your own expertise.

Speakers include:

  • Catherine Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Jo Cox Foundation
  • Debbie Weekes-Bernard, Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement, Greater London Authority
  • Professor Adrian Favell, Chair in Sociology and Social Theory, University of Leeds
  • Professor Jenny Phillimore, Professor of Migration and Superdiversity, University of Birmingham

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Social Media Training for Frontline Professionals

Several Dates: February - July

The Social Switch Project Frontline Training is a free one-day interactive course, aimed at professionals working with young people in London. It will give you the confidence to deal with the challenges and opportunities of social media.

The training will:

  • Build your understanding of young people's online behaviour and how you can support them to become positive voices online
  • Discuss the safeguarding risks associated with social media use and how to appropriately respond
  • Support you to assess your own social media practices when working with young people
  • Improve your understanding of the steps you can take to build resilience in young people dealing with potentially harmful content
  • Increase your capacity to support young people to be positive voices online

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