February marks LGBT History month. We have collected together some useful links and resources for your information be sure to check them out!
LGBT History month – The website below has lots of videos and resources on LGBT history, individuals from the past as well as videos from individuals from today.
“Rainbow flags tend to be used as a sign of a new era, of hope, or of social change”. Rainbow flags have been used in many places over the centuries: in the German Peasants’ War in the 16th century, as a symbol of the Cooperative movement; as a symbol of peace, especially in Italy; to represent the Tawantin Suyu, or Inca territory, mainly in Peru and Bolivia; by some Druze communities in the Middle east; by the Jewish Autonomous Oblast; to represent the International Order of Rainbow for Girls since the early 1920s; and as a symbol of gay pride and LGBT social movements since the 1970s.
Today, the flag is flown as a sign of inclusion and welcome. When flown outside businesses, or placed in shop windows, it tells LGBT people they can relax, and feel safe to do what others’ take for granted: to hold hands or kiss their partners, to rent a hotel room together, to book a table for Valentines day, to demonstrate their love without hate. As an image, it reminds us of not only the diversity of sexual orientation but also of the diversity of human characteristics as a whole.
The Stonewall website has lots of information on LGBT history along with lots and activities and resources.
PiNC – Pride in North Cumbria
PiNC in Cumbria is here to help you. Please visit their website for contact details and information.
Advice and support are always available from our experienced youth workers, as well as other group members.
Our usual 2020 drop-in sessions are currently not running because of the coronavirus pandemic. However new in-person sessions are being developed in-line with COVID Safe guidance.
We are also launching more online projects to keep our services going. Check out our new PiNC Blogs for more details. You can find us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about what we’ve got planned and when.
Click the link to the survey you need to complete. The code is your student number/person code without the s in front.
Are you thinking about applying to university? Would you like to find out more about the costs and support available? In this video you can find out more about the financial costs of university study, but also the support available to help you fund your education.
This video will give you 5 top tips to handle a virtual interview, and talk through some common mistakes you can easily avoid.
As an enrichment project, the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care learners are participating in critical thinking workshops, following the Paideia Method and Socratic questioning. In these workshops they critically explore different dilemmas or topics that make them question their values, beliefs, why and how they think what they think and how their power and relationships influence different situations. These workshops will also work as a way to explore their high order thinking skills and will support to further develop their academic writing skills.
““Creativity involves breaking out of expected patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” — Edward de Bono”
Check out these articles our Level 3 students have written
The Student Digital Experience Insights Surveyis now LIVE and we want to hear from you!
You should have received a link via your student email addresses to access the survey. Check your inbox for the survey link and let us know your thoughts.
We’re all using digital technology to connect with each other and to work and study remotely more than ever. This survey will help us to find out more about how you use it and how it affects your learning experience at Carlisle College.
Your student experience is really important to us and by sharing your experiences with us, you’ll have the chance to shape the way we use digital as part of your learning in the future.
Taking part couldn’t be easier. It takes just 10 minutes.
If you have any questions or queries regarding the survey please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Today 12:15pm !
Learner Voice is hosting its very first online skills workshop hosted by the Work Experience Team.
The workshop will cover practical tips to develop your employability skills.
To join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NTZiYmI2YjQtNmU1MC00YTA3LTlmN2YtNmQwZWJjZGJlNzEx%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%229171cead-e8cb-4f40-b001-42b96d1989ae%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%223cac04d6-cb39-4e32-b1ab-3d0801828ad6%22%7d
Saturday 28 November
You are warmly invited to this virtual Opportunities Fair.
Whether you are exploring what’s next for you or helping to provide support to a young person planning their future, the Expo will showcase the opportunities at your fingertips!
This is the first Hello Future Expo and the event has been designed with you in mind. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the options available within Cumbria and Lancashire.
18 November, 2pm
Interested in attending? Send us an email at StudentZone@carlisle.ac.uk
Did you know…. that you can now book a 1-2-1 online meeting with a member of the Student Zone to help with assignments?
We can help you with all things essay, including planning, writing and referencing.
Click the link below to arrange a time, it’s super easy!