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Parents Week 19th – 23rd October 2020

Parents Week 19th - 23rd October 2020

Arthur McKeown IATEFL ESOL SIG Champion 2020!

Our very own Arthur McKeown, who set up our ESOL programme a few years ago, was awarded the prestigious ESOL SIG Champion award by IATEFL. He was due to collect his prize at IATEFL's conference in April, but that unfortunately fell through due to the lockdown. We are now ver

Resource Pack for Children and Young People

This resource pack has some really good resources and links to online resources for parents and Community Workers alike..  As always I hope you are all keeping safe and well. 

How to use Zoom in different languages

Currently, most of us are using Zoom for online teaching and learning and for meetings - work or leisure related! The City of Glasgow College very helpfully put together this instruction booklet in different languages on how to use Zoom, and kindly gave permission to shar

More home schooling resources!

Some advice on learning at home from RISE NI: https://view.pagetiger.com/RISENI/covid19/pagetigeradviceleafletsparentscovid19.pdf

Useful resources on education and healthy eating

Some useful information for the Education Authority on Eating well and also useful Education Resources in 11 different languages: Eat Well, Live Well https://www.youthonline.org.uk/eatwelllivewell/?fbclid=IwAR1HUnOG5QxKFVKQfHxE60apzLY2elsWGU4gCGtYdXh0VpyF3LxG8Tn4JYw

A message for our ESOL learners

Our ESOL classes had to stop quite suddenly because of the COVID-19 emergency, but our volunteer tutors and our staff have been working behind the scenes to bring them back in different formats. Our Conversation classes are now online on Wednesdays at 6:30 (email ESOL@burc.o

COVID-19 explained to children and young people

Check out this really this brilliant resource on how to explain to children and young people how to behave in this really challenging period: Dave the Dog

Resources for homeschooling

Parents/Carers With everyone on lockdown, home schooling children and young people can be difficult. Here are some useful links to help with extra resources which are FREE to download and use as often as you wish. I will refresh this every week, if you have any ideas ple

UPDATE – BURC’s Welfare Advice service

We may be in uncertain times but we are still here providing advice and up to date information, if you are claiming benefits or considering claiming benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can either email Joanne.Farrell@burc.org and provide a brief explanation of your

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