Training

Free enterprise training courses for women in Newcastle

The Millin Charity delivers Enterprise Training programmes for women living in Newcastle who are thinking about or in the early stages of self-employment. Through the #ACHANCETOTRADE Project, women will have access to a range of accredited training, one-to-one support, business workshops and trading opportunities, which will help them to develop their business ideas to start selling to the public. 
Click here to read the Millin Charity’s latest newsletter to find out more.  

Women's Gardening in Elswick Park

Women only
Every Tuesday - Term time only

Come along to this relaxed and informal session and learn all about growing your own healthy organic fruit and vegetables and flowers in our community garden in Elswick Park.

This is a great opportunity to develop your gardening skills as well as feeling healthier working in the great outdoors! There are also opportunities to get involved with Edible Elswick events on local estates and in the park.

The Girls Network looking for North East women mentors

The Girls' Network works with schools to match 14-19 year old girls with strong female professionals to act as a mentor to increase confidence, aspirations and self belief. Most girls are influenced by the people closest to them, if they do not see women in challenging and rewarding jobs in varied roles they are unable to have the self belief needed to aspire to these roles themselves. You can't be what you can't see! 

Working Together to Prevent Domestic Abuse Among 16 to 24 Year Olds

Friday 9 November in Middlesbrough, Tuesday 13 November in North Tyneside, Monday 26 November in Sunderland, all 9.30am to 12.30pm. These workshops in November as part of a North East research project on domestic abuse prevention in 16-24 year olds. This age group experiences high rates of domestic abuse according to local and national data and therefore there is a need to prevent and educate from an earlier age. Domestic Abuse is a challenging social problem and this study is focused on getting research into practice.
 

Cyber Stalking and Domestic Abuse training and Stalking and Harassment training

In light of a recent domestic homicide in Gateshead where cyber stalking and stalking & harassment were significant factors a number of ‘Cyber Stalking & Domestic Abuse’ & ‘Stalking & Harassment’ training sessions have been arranged. This training is aimed at professionals working with, or likely to come in to contact with victims/survivors of domestic abuse who live in Gateshead.

Staying Afloat Together programme coming up at Linskill Centre

Find a way back from domestic abuse, feel better about yourself and get more out of life. Seven group sessions at the Linskill Centre for women exploring themes such as resilience, inner strength, self-belief, self-care, managing feelings and realistic optimism. There’s also three one-to-one coaching sessions and an away day at the end of the course for women and their children. Free crèche. Booking essential. If you would like to know more or book a place on the course contact Jill at Barnardo’s 0191 212 0237

EmpowHER programme starts soon

Streetwise is currently recruiting young women for their next EmpowHER group work programme, which they hope to start at the beginning of August. The group is aimed at young women who have been affected by domestic or sexual violence however they will not be asked to disclose this in the group. They do a 1-2-1 meeting beforehand to help the young person feel comfortable and assess suitability for the group.

Young women do lots of self-care activities, including Yoga, explore what it means to be a female, body positivity, assertiveness etc. 

30 April 2018 ~ Gender and Celebrity Culture: Global Media, Everyday Lives – Online Course – Future Learn

How do celebrities affect our identity? Find out with an introduction to intersectional studies of gender and celebrity.

  • Duration 4 weeks
  • 3 hours per week
  • Learn for free
  • Upgrade for £32

Understand more about gender, media and society by exploring celebrity culture

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