Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • Libraries Week 2018

    8-13 Oct 2018

    "Libraries Week takes place between the 8–13 October to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries.This year, with a focus on wellbeing, libraries across the country will showcase how they bring communities together, combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health. It’s… more

  • CILIP in Scotland Autumn Gathering

    24 Oct 2018, 10.00-16.30, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Glasgow

    "This year’s programme features: Libraries and Kinder Communities – Zoe FergusonThe Carnegie UK Trust Poverty in Scotland 2018: trends, causes and potential solutions – Dr. Jim McCormick, Associate Director Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation Librarians with Lives: an innovative way to build networks and promote resilience – Jo Wood, podcast producer, blogger and Library… more

  • GFEST: Gaywise FESTival 2018

    12-24 November 2018, London-wide

    "GFEST is recognised as an annual LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex +) cross-art celebration over last 10 years.  Organised by arts charity Wise Thoughts,#GFEST2018 #SociallyEQUAL events will be running from Mon 12 November to Sat 24 November. The festival presents LGBTQI+ films, music, performances, art exhibitions, interdisciplinary art, poetry, book… more

  • A Social Prescription: Collaborations through arts, health and education [Engage Conference 2018]

    13-14 November 2018, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

    "[...] we invite educators, curators, researchers, artists and policymakers to discuss the immense diversity of approaches to arts and health in current practice.It is widely recognised that engagement with the arts not only has a positive impact on wellbeing, but can support recovery, improve healthcare, staff wellbeing, and help reduce… more

  • Annual Conference on English, Maths and ESOL

    14 November 2018, UCL Institute of Education

    "Organised by Learning and Work Institute, UCL Institute of Education, UCU, RaPAL and NATECLA: a joint conference on supporting adults with English, maths and ESOL. Welcome to the annual conference on English, maths and ESOL – the only sector event dedicated to adult literacy, numeracy and English language policy, practice and… more

  • Talk To Your Baby 2019: From the national agenda to the front line

    21 January 2019, 09.30-17.00, etcvenues, 11 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3HU

    "This year’s conference will explore and celebrate the arrival of early years as a national priority, looking at the critical window of opportunity from conception to age two for language acquisition. To see how these crucial changes influence and are influenced by activity on the ground, speakers will present… more