Our Member Events - Autumn 2020

Our Member Events - Autumn 2020

02-September-2020
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We are proud to announce our Members events line-up for our Autumn Term, 2020. We have an array of activities and forums members can take part in and we list these below.

Members are urged to CLICK HERE (by September 18 at the latest) and register their interest in the events as detailed below; members will subsequently receive a digital invitation for each event registered.

 

Autumn Term Events Calendar

Digital National Forum for members
(A joint-meeting of regional forums)
Friday 25th September 10-12am


All welcome: members, learners, branches, supporters, staff and partners. Tune in to the latest developments on Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales and our voluntary movement.  There will be an opportunity to share information and experiences and to have your say! After the lull of the lock-down, we can re-ignite our democratic voluntary movement. It is more important than ever to get everybody on board to develop and campaign for adult learning in our communities! Agenda and technical details to follow.
The forum will also be part of a ‘Late summer school’ offering a variety of digital membership events in conjunction with many supportive members and partners(details below). It also coincides with Digital Adult Learners Week. Full details of our membership events and taster courses will be on our website.

A further round of digital Regional Forums will be held in late October. (Details to be confirmed).
 



Late Summer School
Free membership events and taster courses in conjunction with partner-members and linked to Digital Adult Learning Week!

To join: Click the link and note your details and the events of interest (at once please and by September 18 at the  latest). A digital invitation and further directions will then be sent to you. https://bit.ly/2QulHZG

Language: The language of the presentations are noted. However, you are welcome to contribute in Welsh to any of the events and we will facilitate translation if needed. There will be simultaneous translation at the National Forum and possibly for the Welsh-medium events if there is demand.
 



Applying Theory U through Covid, Climate and beyond
(In co-operation with the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Change Manager)
Monday 21 September 10-11am (Welsh-medium)
Tuesday 22 September 10-11am (English-medium)

Diana Reynolds will talk about how Wales has applied Theory U and behavioural insights in response to our current crises, what we are learning and how you can get involved.
 



“The revolution will not be funded” – Discussion on the book by Incite!
 (In co-operation with Fforwm yr Eliffant Pinc)
Monday 21 Medi 1-2pm (Welsh-medium)
Heledd Williams and Dafydd Rhys will lead a discussion on the relevance to Wales of the ideas presented in ‘The revolution will not be funded – Beyond the non-profit industrial complex’. Are 3rd sector organisstions compromised from achieving their goals by an over-reliance on public funding?
 



The Poet as Pamphleteer? Poetry between Two Plagues
Siôn Aled
Monday 21 September  7-8pm (Welsh-medium)

If R Williams Parry was concerned in the 1930’s that the poets of his generation could preach too much politics, he would certainly have enough reason to be concerned today! In this session,  I will consider how my work and that of others has coped with the two horrifying Plagues of our times – Brexit and the Coronavirus pandemic, asking if Welsh poetry has flourished or faltered under such circumstances.
 



Black lives inspiring Wales – music, singing, history and culture
(In co-operation with Impact W.o.W!)
Wednesday 23 September 2pm (English-medium)
Through discussion and  singing, Deborah and Jacqueline Marshall give their unique perspective on current and past Black lives in Wales, touching upon the historical, cultural and musical context.
 



Writing and Health
Sian Northey
Wednesday 23 September 7-8pm (Welsh-medium)

An opportunity to join the author, poet and translator Sian Northey to discuss how creative writing can affect mental and physical health.
 



Building a Cooperative Institution in Wales - Banc Cambria
(In co-operation with Co-ops and Mutuals Wales)
Wednesday 23 September 7-8.10pm (English-medium)
Wales needs to develop institutions that work for the collective good of its citizens. Mark Hooper is leading a project to establish a cooperatively owner, community bank in and for Wales. The conversation will revolve around the differences Banc Cambria will make, in terms of localised bank operations, community engagement & small business support.The session will be introduced by Mick Antoniw MS/AS Labour-Co-op Member of the Senedd for Pontypridd.
 



Digital National Forum for Members
(A joint-meeting of regional forums)
Friday 25 September 10-12am

All welcome: Tune in to the latest developments on Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales and our voluntary movement.  There will be an opportunity to share information and experiences and to have your say! After the lull of the lock-down, we can re-ignite our democratic voluntary movement. It is more important than ever to get everybody on board to develop and campaign for adult learning in our communities! Agenda and technical details to follow.
 



Madog, John Evans Waunfawr and the Mandan tribe today
(In co-operation with Antur Waunfawr)
Friday 25 September 2-3pm (Welsh-medium)
Antur Waunfawr representatives, Gruff Rhys a Dafydd Rhys discuss the mythology, history and contemporary aspects linked to Madog, John Evans and the belief in the existance of a tribe of Welsh-speaking indigenous Americans.

Many thanks to all the members, supporters and partners who have co-operated voluntarily to make the above possible! 

We look forward to welcoming you to any or all of our events!

Members are urged to CLICK HERE (by September 18 at the latest) and register their interest in the events as detailed below; members will subsequently receive a digital invitation for each event registered.

For more information, talk to us today! Email: [email protected]

 

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