Presentation on theme: "Learner Induction 2011/2012. The aim of your induction You will: Begin to know more about the College Understand the services and facilities available."— Presentation transcript:
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
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
The College’s 5 Venues 1.Fanshawe Crescent 2.Marks Gate Community Centre 3.Sydney Russell Children’s Centre 4.Sue Bramley Centre 5.Abbey Children’s Centre. (several schools used for Family Learning)
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.
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
Smoking Smoking is NOT allowed anywhere on college sites. If you would like support in giving up smoking please see Student Services. p.14
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
V.L.E. Our virtual learning environment is called Moodle and can be found at www.adultcollegemoodle.lbbd.gov.uk www.adultcollegemoodle.lbbd.gov.uk 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
Key Policies The College has many policies, but the key ones include: Health & Safety Safeguarding Learner Conduct and Performance Equalities and Diversity All policies are available from reception, the LRC, or Moodle p.10
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
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
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. If you have any questions, comments or support needs please contact Student Services. p.10
Support for your Learning Learner support E.g. classroom assistance Careers advice Independent expert advice Learner welfare support Childcare support Have your say We want to help you succeed: p.7
Financial Support The Learner Support Fund can help with: Course books for loan Materials for your course Childcare fees Please ask Student Services for information. p.12
Services All students are encouraged to use the facilities, which at Fanshawe Crescent includesthe café, the Learning Resource Centre and the crèche. p.12
Your LRC Visit your LRC for: –CV writing –Support with your work, including English and maths –Initial Assessments –Job skills –Study skills –Exam preparation p.12
GOOD LUCK We hope that you enjoy your time at the College and succeed in your studies.
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