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Keeping Children Safe Online During Covid-19.

15 Jan 2021 - 09:40 by cheryl.mcalister

Free webinars for parents and carers across the UK.

Do the parents and carers in your school or community group need support in keeping their young people safe online during this difficult time?

Screentime amongst young people has reportedly increased by 500% so keeping young people safe online has never been more important. Online issues such as bullying, hate speech, fake news, sexual harassment and exposure to upsetting content have increased at an alarming rate during the pandemic.   

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Serious Violence Reduction Campaign – Parents and young person’s survey

14 Jan 2021 - 15:12 by michelle.foster

surveyGreater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) are launching a Greater Manchester-wide survey to help develop a new campaign for young people, to support them to achieve their aspirations and to not get involved in crime.

The campaign will be positive and will be developed with input from young people. It will also offer support to parents and carers to help young people get on well in life.

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Greater Manchester Technology Fund – launched by Mayor of Greater Manchester

14 Jan 2021 - 13:29 by michelle.foster

gmcaGreater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched phase two of the Greater Manchester Technology Fund as an emergency response to support disadvantaged young people learning from home, following the lockdown announcement and immediate closure of schools and colleges.

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Free activities to help Greater Manchester residents through the winter

14 Jan 2021 - 11:05 by michelle.foster

greater momentsThere are now hundreds of free activities on offer to help older Greater Manchester residents through the winter, especially those living with dementia.

The activities will be provided through the Greater Moments app in partnership with Bright Copper Kettles CIC, an organisation who provides practical, evidence-based wellbeing activities within care homes.

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Digital Skills with Manchester Adult Education

14 Jan 2021 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

manchester adult educationManchester Adult Education has a Digital Skills offer: Skill Up workshop (drop in), Beginners course (6 weeks) and Digital Essentials (12 weeks).

Whether you want to learn how to use your device to do something specific or gain a qualification in digital skills, Manchester Adult Education have a course that will meet your needs. Manchester Adult Education offer:

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Bounceback Food CIC Social Enterprise Internship 2021

14 Jan 2021 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

bounceback foodFor two weeks this summer, Bounceback Food CIC will be running their annual Social Enterprise Internship programme from 5 July to 16 July. After the success of last year, it will once again run remotely, meaning that the opportunity can be offered to people across the UK.

This voluntary remote internship is great for anyone looking to gain experience within the social enterprise sector and improve their CV.

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Big Garden Birdwatch – 29-31 January 2021

14 Jan 2021 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

rspbThe RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch is taking place on 29 - 31 January. Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep and join thousands of people taking part to see the drama unfold on your doorstep.

We might not be able to get together with loved ones at the moment, but you can make plans with friends and family to take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey, all from the comfort of your own homes.

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