City Lit

City Lit delivers a programme of free, family learning workshops and courses in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, so that families learn together through exciting events and creative workshops as well as holiday activities.

Courses include Fun Time with Baby, Family Portraits and Story Bags and for adults we have Make Do and Sell, Stress Busting and Volunteering in your Community. We also offer free basic skills courses, improving your English, ESOL and Maths as well as opportunities for childcare qualifications – 
so whether you want to to develop your existing skills or learn something new, this could be your first steps back into learning, getting new qualifications or a new career.

Because of family learning I am more confident and involved in my son’s schooling. I talk to more people, invite parents to the groups; my health and wellbeing has improved and I’m happier about the future.

Shati Choudhury My Family, My World
Family learning activities encourage interaction across all members

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Courses taught by City Lit

Level 2 Childcare

Eltham Centre | 1 start dates from 12th September 2018

Building on child development knowledge, How to observe and learn from children linking development to communication, intellectual and social skills.

Award in ESOL Skills for Life - Reading

Woolwich Common Community Centre | 1 start dates from 11th September 2018

Develop reading, writing and speaking & listening skills in different every day activities.

Family Digital Skills

Eltham Centre | 1 start dates from 2nd October 2018

Using family stories and photos to produce a digital book

Award in Reading to a Child

Woolwich Library, Eltham Centre | 1 start dates from 1st March 2019

Build confidence to demonstrate understanding and purpose of illustrations in a book for children.

Award in Communicating with Others (Entry 1)

Eltham Centre | 1 start dates from 10th January 2019

Developing skills to work and communicate in a team

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