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Woman’s Leadership Circle from The Wee Retreat

A six-week series of classes that offer women an opportunity to grow together as a group with creative approaches for leading with integrity.

Wednesdays, 10-12.30pm: 5th Feb – 11th March, 2020

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Discounted rates for 3rd sector as well as concession places available.

The Beginning of your Programming Career - Free Course from Code Your Future

You have the opportunity to learn all the technical skills needed to become a professional developer from this free course from Code Your Future.

During the course you will learn the whole web development stack, including HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React and Node technologies. They’ll complement the training with workshops on modern software methodologies and job interview practices.

Their 8-month web development program has proven a success and in order to be eligible for the course, students will require the following:

· Identify with one or more of these demographics:

o Have refugee status or are seeking asylum

o Live below the local household poverty line

o Have been diagnosed with a mental or physical disability

o Face significant difficulties in getting the education you need to find employment

· Desire to learn and become a software developer

· Complete all steps of the application process (accessed through our website)

· Sound level of English language skills

· Full availability on Saturdays for weekly in-person classes

· Ability to commit to over 30 hours of homework throughout the week for 6 months

· Be able to travel to Glasgow city centre every Saturday (with the exception of module breaks falling once a month) for the duration of the course

· Be at least 18 years of age

Read more and how to apply here.

Digital Skills programme

In partnership with CGI, a global IT and business consulting services firm, and Glasgow City Council, The Wise Group are delivering the “Introduction to Digital Skills” programmes from January 2020.

This three week programme will enable you to:

  • Improve your IT skills - e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Gain accredited qualifications - Customer Service, Conflict
  • Resolution, Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Increase your job prospects in the digital sector - find out from CGI staff about the job opportunities available

To find out more and book your place

Tel: 0800 027 3311


Extraordinary Responses from Project Ability

Over the last year a group of ‘outsider’ artists, funded by The Heritage Lottery Group have been researching and visiting Glasgow’s Art Galleries. They have been learning about different artworks that are on display and in archive rooms across the city.

'Extraordinary Responses' is an exhibition curated by this group of artists exploring their research and presenting their own work that has been created and inspired by their visits.

We will be opening the doors at 4pm on Saturday 11th January and would love to welcome you. You will find us on the first floor at Trongate103.

Exhibition: 11 Jan – 22 Feb

Reception: 11 Jan 4-6pm

Seminar: 11 Feb 1-4pm

Working in Partnership to Deliver No One Left Behind

Scottish Ministers and COSLA leaders signed a first of its kind Partnership Working Agreement for Employability on 5 December 2018. They are pleased to report that progress is being made under this partnership agreement. Their plans for reform are ambitious, but they are working to introduce change gradually and to ensure that existing support mechanisms continue to assist people who need help most, while they move to a new better aligned approach.

Read more here.