How to Make a Wildlife Nesting Box

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 Role of Religion in Modern Britain

This pre-recorded talk will explore the role of religion in public life by asking the question ‘how is religion valued in modern Britain?’ Using examples from politics, education, equality legislation, and social and religious protest movements, Dr Stephen Gregg, lecturer in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics from the University of Wolverhampton will argue that religion plays […]

The Shropshire Dialect Studies – Looking Back to Look Forward

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?

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 […]

Words and Deeds – The Fiction of Suffragette Leader Constance Nina Boyle

This pre-recorded talk by Dr Nicola Allen (Senior Lecturer in English Literature at University of Wolverhampton) explores Nina Boyle’s extraordinary life and examines some of her (sometimes even more extraordinary) fiction. When the government defaulted on a promise to deliver enfranchisement, Boyle hired a boat to harangue M.P.s on the waterfront terrace of the Houses […]

The Benefits of Developing Practical Online Learning

A talk and presentation discussing practical online learning topics including: the development of practical training courses and outlining the trend towards online learning, some of the methods used to deliver online learning to Government and other communities, the differences and benefits of this type of adult learning.

Re-thinking International Development in a Post-Covid-19 World

The pandemic is re-writing the world as we speak. Our ideas of equity, justice and global solidarity are being overturned and re-made under the most intense social pressures as waves of Covid-19 re-shape and are put to use for different political agendas everywhere. In this light, this session examines the complexities of rethinking international development […]

Family Storytime

Join us for a fun-filled Family Storytime full of stories, songs and rhymes. These sessions stimulate language development through story, song and rhyme in a fun environment. The session will be live streamed through the Brimbank Libraries Facebook page. Brimbank Libraries provides library resources, services and programs across 5 branches and an online library to […]

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

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 […]