All Bray Area Partnership courses are free of charge!
Creative Life Skills course
Our 10-week Creative Life Skills course started this week but there are still a few places for anybody who wants to join! Weekly classes on Tuesday morning from 9-11am in Ravenswell Primary School, Bray. Explore the creative arts skills of writing, video production and podcasting, take part in group work projects and learn how to refine your projects to find creative employment.
Goal-setting and Motivation workshop
Our Goal-setting and Motivation workshop on 10th March 2020 will help you set goals in any area of your life and create a plan to make them a reality!
Apprenticeship and Clerical Officer job application preparation
Our Apprenticeship and Clerical Officer Job Application Preparation workshop (whew!) will introduce you to the psychometric and aptitude tests, competency-based interviews and online assessments used by organisations if you're applying to be an apprentice, and by government departments and councils in recruiting for jobs like Clerical Officer - many private companies use them as well. Practise the tests on the day and also get access to online materials to continue practising at home.
Fáilte Isteach conversational English classes
Our Fáilte Isteach conversational English classes for migrants take place in two venues in Bray and also in Kilcoole - the new term has started and new students are very welcome!
Engaging Middle-aged Men in Mental Health/Well-being workshop
If you're a community or voluntary group, and you want to increase your engagement with middle-aged men around mental health issues, our one-day Engaging Middle-aged Men in Mental Health and Well-being workshop may be of interest.
Bray Community Enterprise Start Your Own Business Bootcamp
Bray Community Enterprise is running a Start Your Own Business Bootcamp on 24th March. If you are unemployed, on a social welfare or disability payment, or a lone parent and thinking about using your skills in self-employment, the bootcamp will help you determine if you are suited to self-employment and cover the basics of setting up and managing your own business. Topics include: goal-setting, market research, SWOT analysis, legal structures, taxation and record-keeping, time management, sales and selling skills and promoting your business. Contact BCE on 01 205 0111 to find out more and register.
Parents Plus Parenting Adolescents programme
We're currently recruiting for our next six-week Parents Plus Parenting Adolescents Programme (start date to be agreed) for parents and carers of adolescents aged 11-16 - covers getting to know and connecting with your teenager; positive and effective communication; building your teenager's self-esteem and confidence; negotiating rules and boundaries - and much more! "Since the programme I have succeeded in communicating more positively and avoid areas of conflict with my teenager" participant. Click on link for more information, qualifying criteria and contact details.
SPECS Bray parenting supports
Our SPECS initiative has these free events and programmes coming up:
PEEP group for parents and 0-3-year-olds: in Oldcourt Family Resource Centre on Mondays from 12-1pm, starting on 9th March 2020. PEEP sessions share simple ways of supporting your child's learning and development in everyday life. You and your child can make friends, share ideas and have fun through singing, story and activities.
6-week Parents Plus parenting programme for dads: in SPECS family centre in Bray, Wednesday evenings from 7-9.30pm, starting on Wednesday 26th February 2020. Learn about building your child's self-esteem and confidence, understanding their behaviour and emotions, how to connect with them and help them manage their emotions, managing anxieties around parenting, getting support and tips from other dads.
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