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Archive for January, 2017

Social work – what we talked about at our first meal

31
Jan
2017

Last week was the first of our meals as part of our project with the social work students at University of Brighton to investigate if there’s a way in which we can meaningfully involve people with lived experience of having support to help teach students, outside of the usual classroom settings of universities. The format is […]

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Social work – why we’re making a meal of it

21
Jan
2017

This week we started a new short project which is being funded thanks to the Community and University Partnership Programme at the University of Brighton to help develop the way the university involves people with lived experience of using services in teaching social work students. Another project that started with a pint of beer It […]

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Bella Todd’s review writing workshop for gig buddies!

18
Jan
2017

It was great to see Bella again! I am kind of new to review writing in the art scene. So it was great to join Bella’s workshop with some other gig buddies to learn how to write reviews for live music, I liked this challenge!   Here is her main advice for writing reviews If […]

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Bognor – getting more Gig Buddies involved in the town

17
Jan
2017

Today I’ve spent the day with Victoria, our new Quality Checker, who wanted to show me round her home town of Bognor and talk about ideas she has for getting the word out about Gig Buddies to get more people with learning disabilities and volunteers involved in volunteering in Bognor too. Victoria is also really […]

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