News & Events

Happy Christmas. We look forward to working with you again next year, stay safe. From the staff and committee of Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre.

ESOL Christmas Holiday Closure

To all our Learners: The team at BURC ESOL is sending you good wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Please note that classes will be taking a break over the Christmas/New Year period. Progressors – last class is on Wednesday, December 16th Conversation Class

Annual Summary 2019 – 2020

We are please to announce that our Annual Summary 2019 - 2020 is available to download in PDF format. Download Our Annual Summary 2019Annual Summary 2019 - 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a level of disruption to the economy beyond that experienced at any ti

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:

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

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