Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales

A digital heritage hub is being developed by Heritage Hub 4 Mid Wales (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HeritageHub4MidWales/photos/?ref=page_internal). The Heritage Hub 4 Wales vision, aspiration and purpose is to: Champion young people’s creative ability to contribute positively to their communities and help strengthen their sense of belonging Invest in disadvantaged communities’ capacity to overcome social, economic or environmental challenges Build… Read More Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales

Get involved with @DisabilityWales Embolden workshops #IAmEmbolden #Wales #Workshops

Disability Wales would like to invite our members to take part in the Embolden workshops. We are inviting disabled and non-disabled women in Wales to attend our upcoming workshops.  They will be a chance to discuss how you feel you are represented within society, create campaigns ideas and key messages aimed to challenge stereotypes and… Read More Get involved with @DisabilityWales Embolden workshops #IAmEmbolden #Wales #Workshops

Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning – 18th November 9.30am – 4.30pm #education #coop #community #adulteducation

Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning A seminar to promote the inclusion of co-operative principles and practice within adult community learning programmes in Wales is being held in Cardiff on Saturday 18th November 2017. Organiser David Smith says, “We need to substantially raise the profile of adult education, and think boldly and radically in a… Read More Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning – 18th November 9.30am – 4.30pm #education #coop #community #adulteducation

‘Services fit for the future’ – informal focus groups – We need you!! #Wales #socialcare @copronetwales

“Services fit for the future” informal focus groups The Welsh Government have commissioned 8 public engagement sessions across Wales around the Services Fit For The Future White Paper consultation. They are being coordinated by Noreen Blanluet and led by Paul Stepczak, Leanne Teichner and Bethan Webber of Communities Connected. A message from Noreen follows: A… Read More ‘Services fit for the future’ – informal focus groups – We need you!! #Wales #socialcare @copronetwales

The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales

The Bevan Foundation have a current job vacancy: Senior Policy & Research Officer circa £30,000 p.a. We’re looking for an outstanding policy professional to help to solve poverty in Wales and make Wales fair, prosperous and sustainable. You will undertake high-quality analysis and research, develop effective, evidence-based solutions, and influence policy and practice at a… Read More The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales

User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds #socialcare #community #care #owningourcare

Published on: https://www.uk.coop/owningourcare User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds The growing desire for user and community-led approaches to social care is being held back by a lack of understanding of how to make them work, says a report described as a ‘wake-up call’, published today. As reported in Community Care, With social… Read More User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds #socialcare #community #care #owningourcare

‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning

David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales writes: I am always struck by comments along the lines of Co-op development or Co-op education being what others do; so I thought it useful to share an extract from a book about Hilda Smith, my mother, ‘Red Roses from Burnley to Buckingham Palace’ I am co-authoring which is… Read More ‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning