How to Make a Wildlife Nesting Box

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In Australia, many native species need tree hollows to survive. Due to ongoing forest clearing, forest fire and tree maintenance in residential areas there has been a significant loss of these natural hollows. One way to support wildlife in the short term is the installation of a nesting box. Download the resources and watch this […]

The Shropshire Dialect Studies – Looking Back to Look Forward

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This pre-recorded talk by Dr Esther Pickersgill, Senior Lecturer in English Language from the University of Wolverhampton, focuses on some dialect studies carried out in Shropshire between 1889 and 1955 by both private individuals and subsequently the University of Leeds, as part of their Survey of English Dialects. Dr Esther Pickersgill looks at where Shropshire […]

What Makes Someone a Good Language Learner?

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Do you have the knack? This pre-recorded talk by Judith Hamilton, Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and TESOLT at the University of Wolverhampton will examine some of the research carried out in the area of Second Language Acquisition, a branch of linguistics, that aims to determine what makes someone a good language learner. Is there one […]

How long term partnerships deliver long term impact for a community.

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Western BACE believe that digital skills and creativity are for everyone and that we should ensure that any young person in Australia, regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, racial and ethnic background, should have a high degree of digital literacy and are supported and encouraged to develop a broad base on STEM skills. Using our STEM […]

Digital overload: A guide to staying sane whilst working in a digital age

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This event will cover the research on digital overload (especially ‘zoom fatigue’ and ‘email overload’) and how people can best use technology at home so that they feel less stressed and overloaded. This will be a live public lecture (recorded) by Prof. Maria Uther of the Centre for Psychological Research at University of Wolverhampton. She […]

The Story of the Burnaby Festival of Learning

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The Burnaby Festival of Learning (BFOL) takes place over a week each May and features lifelong learning and community-building workshops, dialogues, demonstrations and more. The festival offers opportunities to create and present enlivening, creative and social events that ultimately catalyze new, long-term relationships and partnerships, which add depth to the social and cultural fabric of […]

Be Your Own Boss: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Self Employment

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The session will empower entrepreneurship and help to build confidence to develop your own business, leading to self-employment and economic growth. Access to Business, a charity established in 2004, provides services supporting local people into employment, self-employment and social enterprise development, specifically targeting underrepresented groups.

Living Sustainably: A How to Guide

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Join Kylie Flament for a Q&A session about sustainable living. Kylie is the General Manager of Green Connect, an award-winning, not-for-profit social enterprise that is all about reducing waste and growing fair food, while employing people who need the jobs most. She is also a Director at Flame Tree Community Food Co-op which sells local, […]

How to Budget for Young Adults: Asset Building vs Liquidity

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Having confidence and knowledge about managing money is key to living an independent life. Learn from experts from the 'Empower2Free' organisation about how to differentiate between asset building and liquidity and how to develop ways to manage cashflow to maximise your income to achieve your financial goals. Empower2Free are an Australian organisation who offer workshops, […]

First in Family: A Conversation Across Continents

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This conversation between First in Family students, teachers, graduates and mentors in USA and Australia aims to further goals of equity in learning/education by opening a space for first generation students and mentors to share their experiences, challenges and successes at university and beyond.

Hope and Attachment Matters: John Bowlby’s Theory of Attachment

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Hope and Attachment Matters concentrates on John Bowlby's Theory of Attachment and the importance of an early secure attachment style, forming an emotional bond with an other person. "A securely attached child will store an internal working model of a responsive loving reliable caregiver, and of a self that is worth of love and attention […]

Alternate Dispute Resolution

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Progressing through lengthy court procedures as a means to dispute resolution can be costly, protracted and leave you under resourced to move forward. My company is First Step Mediation & I specialise in Family Law - Alternate Dispute Resolution - Mediation. The over arching purpose of the new Federal Circuit Court and Family Law Court […]