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Learner Induction 2010/2011. The aim of your induction You will: Begin to know more about the College Understand the services and facilities available.

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1 Learner Induction 2010/2011

2 The aim of your induction You will: Begin to know more about the College Understand the services and facilities available to you Know what you can expect from us and what we expect from you Have time to ask questions p.5

3 College Mission The Adult College aims to provide lifelong learning opportunities for the community of Barking and Dagenham, to enable the development of knowledge, skills, judgement and creativity throughout adult life. p.2

4 The Colleges 6 Venues 1.Fanshawe Crescent 2.Barking Learning Centre 3.Marks Gate Community Centre 4.Sydney Russell Childrens Centre 5.Sue Bramley Centre 6.Abbey Childrens Centre. (several schools used for Family Learning)

5 Mobile Phones Unless you have an emergency, please switch off mobile phones while you are in the classroom or Learning Resource Centre. If you wish to record information or take pictures in your class you must get permission from your tutor.

6 Fire Safety Make sure you know the easiest way out of your classroom. See the map on the classroom wall that shows fire exits. In the event of the fire alarm sounding Please follow staff directions immediately

7 Smoking Smoking is NOT allowed anywhere on college sites. If you would like support in giving up smoking please see Student Services. p.14

8 Keeping everyone informed Would you like to be involved in: Influencing the direction of the College The Student Forum The Learner Newsletter? Contact Student Services p.8

9 College V irtual L earning E nvironment p.7

10 V.L.E. Our virtual learning environment is called Moodle and can be found at It will include learning resources, reference documents, assessments, surveys and much more and is as easy to use as the internet. Your tutor will issue you with your password and username. p.7

11 Key Policies The College has many policies, but the key ones include: Health & Safety Safeguarding Behaviour Equalities and Diversity Disability Equality. All policies are available from reception, the LRC, or from Moodle p.10

12 Health and Safety Your health, safety and welfare are important to the College. If you have any concerns or worries and would like to talk, speak to your tutor or Student Services. You will receive appropriate training related to your course and must conform to H&S procedures explained to you. p.13

13 Safeguarding The Adult College has a responsibility to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of all learners. If for any reason you or another learner feel unsafe, threatened or under pressure to do something that makes you uncomfortable, speak to Student Services. The College may need to talk to other agencies about your disclosure. p.13

14 Equalities and Diversity The College welcomes everyone onto its courses and will help everyone achieve their potential and encourage all Learners to embrace diversity. The College does not tolerate discrimination. p.10

15 Disability Equality The College has a Disability Equality Statement to ensure that we meet the needs of all disabled people. If you have any questions, comments or support needs please contact Student Services. p.10

16 Support for your Learning Learner support E.g. classroom assistance Careers advice Independent expert advice Learner welfare support Crèche Have your say We want to help you succeed: p.7

17 Financial Support The Learner Support Fund can help with: Course books for loan Materials for your course Crèche fees Educational Maintenance Allowance and Adult Learners Grants can help you with your learning. Please ask Student Services for information. p.12

18 Services All students are encouraged to use the facilities, which at Fanshawe Crescent includesthe café, the Learning Resource Centre and the crèche. At the Barking Learning Centre there is also café and library. p.12

19 Your LRC Visit your LRC for: –CV writing –English and maths support –Initial Assessments –Job skills –Study skills –Exam preparation –Support with your work p.12

20 GOOD LUCK We hope that you enjoy your time at the College and succeed in your studies.

21 Any Questions?

22 Your Course PLEASE PERSONALISE THIS SLIDE COURSE INFORMATION HERE TUTOR INFORMATION HERE

23 Your Course PLEASE PERSONALISE THIS SLIDE DATES AND MILESTONES HERE ADDITIONAL COSTS HERE


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