Call - ICT Project

The CALL/ICT project aims to improve educational attainment, improve skills levels and access to employment opportunities for local people

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The ICT project aims to improve educational attainment, improve skills levels and access to employment opportunities for local people, particularly those marginalised through negative past educational experiences or who have been economically inactive for long periods of time.  The project also aims to support, develop and strengthen the community infrastructure in the Lower North Belfast area and increase the skills, knowledge and employment prospects of local people.  The ICT project runs Essential Skills English, Maths and Basic ICT

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The Essential Skills courses aim to improve the Literacy and Numeracy of participants by using subjects and resources relevant to the lives of the learners.

Delivery includes the following

  • Essential Skills Tutor/Coordinator employed to deliver the project
  • Relevant locally based essential skills materials
  • To provide one to one and small group learning
  • To enable participants to gain an accredited qualification in numeracy, literacy and ICT
  • To improve the levels of adult literacy and numeracy in Inner North area
  • Provide individuals for whom the education system has failed with a second chance
  • To promote learning as a tool of self development and to raise self esteem
  • To help support participants address other barriers to learning
  • To offer participants access to further training and educational opportunities for progression
  • To offer individual advice and guidance support to participants in relation to education, training and employment opportunities

For more information contact: Hilary Adair 90322289 hilary.adair@ashtoncentre.com

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