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Robert Putnam on 'Our KIds@

Featured resource: Robert Putnam - Closing the Opportunity Gap: This is the full version of a lecture that
Robert Putnam gave at the RSA. In it he argues that there is a growing gap between working class young people
in the USA and the 'upper third'. Based on research for his latest book - Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis -
he shows just how dire the situation has got. It's well worth spending an hour with!

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    College Closure Times - Staff Training
    by Emma Mclaren - Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 9:05 AM
     

    Dear All,


    I hope this finds you all well.  This is just a quick note to advise that the College will be closed on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July for staff training. 

    We apologise for any inconvenience.

    Best wishes,

    Emma McLaren

     
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    Sessional Youth Worker
    by Emma Mclaren - Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 2:56 PM
     

       Sessional Youth Worker

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Job Title:  Sessional Youth Worker

    Directly responsible to:  Youth Service Manager, Senior Youth Worker,  Director

    Hours of Duty:  As agreed, sessional

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    by Mark Smith - Friday, 22 April 2016, 2:14 PM
     

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