Dee and Richard

Dee and Richard

Dee and Richard are two friends who are both on project with Positive people. Both Dee and Richard found themselves in need of some digital support, which is when they were referred to Susanna, a fellow Digital Skills advisor, and my boss. They liked to have their...
Becoming a ‘Digital Skills Advisor’

Becoming a ‘Digital Skills Advisor’

The role of a Digital Skills Advisor is To provide support for the training team in preparation, delivery and monitoring of training events including preparation and supporting delivery of specific training content. (E.g. technical, social, video) Keeping accurate...
From zero to hero… a participant’s digital journey

From zero to hero… a participant’s digital journey

In October I had the privilege of beginning my digital support with a Positive People participant called June. She had very little digital experience and found the use of any digital equipment daunting. So, we arranged to meet up and try to improve these skills. First...
The fantastic world of self-employment

The fantastic world of self-employment

It’s no secret that Positive People has a Self-Employment course. We’ve run it all over the county, helping and inspiring those with great business ideas to start their own companies. Many of our participants have succeeded, thanks in part to the lessons they’ve...
Well-Being Wednesdays – Get Fit Gaming

Well-Being Wednesdays – Get Fit Gaming

Let’s face it. When many people think of getting fit the first things that spring to mind are expensive gym memberships, feelings of inferiority against muscular and body beautiful people, hard work, lack of motivation, and trying to figure out how not to fall off the...
Case study: Natalie Troake

Case study: Natalie Troake

Natalie’s first job was straight from school at the age of 16. Twenty five years on she was suddenly made redundant and found herself for the first time out of work, in an unfamiliar and very scary situation. She had always worked in care ranging from children to...