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Adult Learners’ Week

Adult Learners’ Week is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning, inspiring thousands of people each year to discover how learning can change their lives. Read more

Jun 16th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Roger, Job Coach

“Getting online is an opportunity for everyone”

This week is the eighth National Get Online Week, inspiring people to do more with their digital skills. There are currently 9 million adults in the UK who have never used the internet.  Amy Dwyer, our Marketing and Communications Officer, spoke with clients at our Skills and Employment Drop In Centre about what getting online […] Read more

Oct 15th | Team | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
Action Week 2014 Parliamentary

Reading, writing and counting to keep a roof over your head

Howard Sinclair became Chief Executive of newly merged St Mungo’s Broadway on 1 April. Two months in, he’s learning on the job. Read more

Jun 19th | Howard Sinclair | Campaigns, Events, Key people
Action week 2014 - reading counts

“My enjoyment of going to literacy classes has grown and grown”

Half of homeless people lack the necessary literacy skills for everyday life. This is the key finding of our new report, Reading Counts, which is published today. This week is our annual Action Week and we are calling for action on skills. Here Luke, one of our clients, explains in his own words how he mastered […] Read more

Jun 16th | Luke | Campaigns, Key posts, Real life stories, Support
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Why Does Reading Matter?

As part of our A Future. Now campaign, we’ve been asking people to demand that basic skills training is accessible to people who are homeless or at risk. Campaigns Manager Jennean Alkadiri writes about the breadth of responses we’ve had so far and what they tell us about the importance of literacy skills.  Read more

May 29th | Jennean Alkadiri | Events, Support
St Mungo's celebrates Learning at Work Day 2012

Happy Learning at Work Day!

Today at St Mungo’s, we’re celebrating National Learning at Work Day, part of Adult Learners’ Week, the UK’s largest annual festival of learning. National Learning at Work Day aims to promote and support workplace events across the country, drawing attention to the importance of workplace learning and skills. Emma Broomfield, apprenticeship coordinator of St Mungo’s […] Read more

May 17th | Emma Broomfield | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Adult Learners' Week 2012

Life is about learning

Midway through Adult Learners’ Week, how are things going? Roger Hamilton, our IT trainer and Activity Development Worker, updates on what he and colleagues have been doing. Read more

May 16th | Roger | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
Jimmy, Paul and Don with one of the donated computers

50 PCs and one Suitcase

Jimmy Connelly, founder of Suitcase Media, explains how a donation will help many homeless people get connected. What’s the connection between a suitcase, 50 PCs and a room in Southwark? Well, Suitcase Media is a community interest company, based in St Mungo’s Business Incubator in Southwark. In return for the space, I run an IT […] Read more

Jul 29th | JimmyConnelly | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

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