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Learn Devon learners supporting local businesses in Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge Community Works is supporting Learn Devon learners with learning disabilities

A unique project has been launched by Learn Devon to support traders in Kingsbridge while teaching digital and work skills to their learners with learning disabilities.

Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult education service, has used funding from the County Council’s COVID Recovery...

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Mindfulness Challenge receives amazing response

More than 5,000 people took part in Learn Devon’s Mindfulness Challenge last week.

The five-day challenge was launched to help people to look after their mental health and wellbeing during the current lockdown.

It featured a series of 20-minute videos, providing people with an opportunity to practice mindfulness – training techniques for your mind and wellbeing – on a daily...

Improve your wellbeing with Learn Devon’s Mindfulness Challenge

The impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on people’s mental health in Devon may currently be difficult to determine, but to help people look after their own wellbeing during the national lockdown, Learn Devon is launching its “ Mindfulness Challenge ”.

The five-day challenge, which launches on Monday 16 November, features a series of short videos that provide an opportunity to...

More than 100 free Learn Devon online courses now available

More than 100 free online courses developed by Learn Devon as part of Devon County Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic are available from today (Friday 1 May).

The online courses cover three main subject areas – employability, wellbeing and digital skills.

Learn Devon provides adult and community learning courses on behalf of Devon County Council. The registered...

Learn Devon launches free online training in response to impact of pandemic

A new range of free courses developed by Learn Devon in response to the coronavirus pandemic is launching today. Learn Devon, who provide adult and community learning courses on behalf of Devon County Council, is offering its full support to anyone looking to get back into work, or for those who want to improve their digital skills, and improve wellbeing. Enrolment is now underway for Learn...

New partnership boosts employment in Tavistock

Seventeen long-term unemployed people from Tavistock are celebrating after graduating from an intensive six-week training course to take on roles at Tesco’s new superstore in the town when it opens in September.

The retailer joined forces with Devon County Council earlier this year in a unique partnership to help unemployed people in Tavistock get back into work.

Tesco...