Looking for something fun & creative to do this half term?
Why not come along to the Rainbow centre and have some fun getting creative with JL CIRCUS (FREE) drama and circus classes.
Learn how to juggle , spin plates , and perform spectacular acrobatic tricks!NO
8-11yrs 2.30-4pm (NO SEESION TUESDAY)
11-18yrs 4-5.30pm ( NO SESSION TUESDAY)
These sessions will run through half term only!
The Rainbow centre , Dollis Valley drive , Barnet, en5 2un
Digital Garage for small businesses
Digital capability is a big issue for small businesses in the UK. Barnet libraries is opening a free, pop-up service to help improve digital skills which will save time, increase turnover and cultivate customers. Using the Google Digital Garage online learning platform, individuals can choose from over 23 different topics ranging from creating a website to learning about Google Analytics.
Who this is for
Any person aged 19 or over who is the owner of, an employee of, or a likely future employee of a business. This includes:
- Sole traders
- Home-based enterprises
- Business owners or employees
- People seeking to start their own business
- Employees of charities
- Students/young people building skills for employment
Why you should participate in this project
If you already run or work for a small business or want to start your own you can learn about
- Building a website
- Connecting with email
- Search engine optimization
- Web analytics
- Marketing your business online
- Social media
- Expanding internationally
- Building an online shop
- Using video
and much more. Perhaps you’re a sole practitioner and would like to meet others in the same position. Future plans include networking opportunities on a regular basis. The time commitment is minimal but the results will be rewarding!
What takes place
Using the Google Digital Garage platform, participants need to spend at least one hour engaged in learning and complete a minimum of 7 lessons. An initial diagnostic session will help determine which lessons to take, although individuals can take as many lessons as they wish. This can be spread out over multiple sessions in a library or anywhere with a connection to the internet. Each lesson consists of of a short video and a review which take about 5 minutes. Tablets are available for use or participants may bring their own laptops or mobile devices.
When will sessions be held?
The initial project must be completed by the end of February 2017. Sessions are planned for Childs Hill library, Chipping Barnet library, Church End library, Golders Green library and Mill Hill library as follows:
|Mill Hill||Saturday||17 September 2016||10am-12noon|
|Childs Hill||Thursday||22 September 2016||5:30-6:30pm|
|Golders Green||Tuesday||27 September 2016||2-4pm|
|Childs Hill||Thursday||29 September 2016||5:30-6:30pm|
|Chipping Barnet||Monday||3 October 2016||5:30-6:30pm|
|Church End||Wednesday||5 October 2016||5:30-6:30pm|
|Childs Hill||Thursday||6 October 2016||5:30-6:30pm|
Participants can attend any of the sessions or arrange a 1 to 1 session if none of the above are convenient.
Where will this take place?
Sessions will take place throughout Barnet at libraries and other venues in the Borough. If you would like us to bring the Digital Garage to your venue please contact us.
How to get started
Come to one of our initial sessions, contact us to get more information or arrange a 1 to 1 session. You can also jump in on your own by creating an account and starting your learning adventure today.
If you can’t wait to start, send us an email and we will guide you through the process.
Please click on Link below to sign up.