Proprietors:
Liz & Graham Johnston

Address:
30 Ellerthwaite Road,
Windermere
Cumbria LA23 2AH

Telephone:
015394 44932 or 07791 639 146

Email:
stay@brookhouselakes.co.uk



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In addition to running their B&B in Windermere, Liz & Graham Johnston (The Johnston Partnership) have a long history of ….

Supporting learning and advice in workplaces and communities

They have worked in the fields of Workforce Development, Adult & Community Education, Careers Advice & Guidance and Employment & Regeneration since 1988.

They offer …

Training (on-line or face-to-face workshops) that can:

  • Support people to return to education, training or work or consider a career change
  • Enable managers to upskill the workforce
  • Encourage parents/carers to support teenagers with career choices
  • Support communities to identify and address local needs

 

Current workshops

  • Dream Career Workshop– Match your skills and talents & try out free on-line learning to find the career for YOU!
  • Midlife Career Workshop– A chance to consider … Career issues, Developing new skills for work/leisure, More flexible working arrangements (work/life balance), Health issues, Caring responsibilities, Reducing stress, Retirement, Finance.
  • Workshop for managers – How to encourage your staff to learn– Improve organisational performance by encouraging staff to develop and learn.  Find out how to interview staff and source and develop training/learning activities.
  • Workshop for parents/carers – Supporting teenagers with career choices– Find out about Local colleges/Sixth forms, Apprenticeships/Jobs, Universities, “The money stuff”.
  • Community Development– Find out how to identify your local community needs and how to develop projects to address them.

 

The Johnston Partnership also offer consultancy in the following areas:

Bid writing, Quality improvement, Widening participation & Equality/Diversity, Research to identify local/regional needs, Planning/target setting/delivery methods, Contract management, Evaluation of impact.

 

Experience to date includes:

  • Workplace Learning Advocates (supporting learning in non-unionised workplaces)
  • Local Government and Community based project management
  • Grass roots work supporting voluntary groups to develop community based initiatives
  • Training (Delivery of NOCN & NVQ) – C&G730/6 & D32, D33 qualified
  • Careers Guidance (Youth & Adult) – Dip. in Careers Guidance qualified
  • Inspection – ALI/Ofsted, EV – OCN trained

 

Contact – Liz Johnston
T: 07791 639 146
E: stay@brookhouselakes.co.uk