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๐Ÿ˜‹ We're cooking up a treat with @believehousing... ๐Ÿฅ˜ Free ingredients, cooking lessons - AND healthy eating tips wโ€ฆ https://t.co/PLFfQXVccB

๐Ÿ‘€ Youโ€™ll easily spot our ๐™ƒ๐˜ผโ€™๐™’๐˜ผ๐™” ๐˜ผ๐™‰๐˜ฟ ๐™‹๐™‡๐˜ผ๐™” team on the @StadiumOfLight concourses this seasonโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ’š Thanks to Izzy anโ€ฆ https://t.co/pdWg1FDEy6

Our first-ever #IAmTeamGB day took place back in the summer of 2019. The ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ sports day returns on Sunday 15 Auguโ€ฆ https://t.co/SyQT1WGID9

๐ŸŸ๏ธ For the ๐™›๐™ž๐™ง๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ข๐™š ever on Saturday, supporters will be able to buy ๐™ƒ๐˜ผโ€™๐™’๐˜ผ๐™” ๐˜ผ๐™‰๐˜ฟ ๐™‹๐™‡๐˜ผ๐™” lottery tickets in personโ€ฆ https://t.co/ZSZKL7YFQE

๐Ÿ’ซ ๐““๐“ป๐“ฎ๐“ช๐“ถ ๐“ฃ๐“ฎ๐“ช๐“ถ ๐Ÿ’ซ Alison and Ericka show trustee @Tanni_GT how to make a dream catcher in our latest @VICSunderland fโ€ฆ https://t.co/NKDWOjRTQM

RT @BlcSafc: We are so happy to be back with our friends from @washingtonmind see you all at the @SAFCFoL on Saturday! @LaticsOfficial welcโ€ฆ

๐ŸŒ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—™๐—˜ ๐—ข๐—ก๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜ โœ… #WakeUpWednesday | https://t.co/zZFfAS3YHq https://t.co/lOiMaAWnUD

๐Ÿฅช ๐™ณ๐™ธ๐™ฝ๐™ฝ๐™ด๐š ๐šƒ๐™ธ๐™ผ๐™ด! Half time on our football course and the snacks get a thumbs up! Throughout the summer weโ€™re helโ€ฆ https://t.co/N9pDyYc5Ex

๐Ÿค– Our #Sphero robots return to the @BeaconofLight next week! ๐Ÿค” Coding and computer science sessions for kids to sโ€ฆ https://t.co/IrXVkfR1vC

๐Ÿ—“ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฏ: ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ: โšฝ๏ธ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ผโ€ฆ https://t.co/evsTVKs14I

๐Ÿฅ ๐“๐จ๐จ ๐ฌ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ญ! Toby shows off his jam tarts after enjoying our Mini Bakers cooking session at the Beacon of Light.โ€ฆ https://t.co/6ni1CovyTq

๐Ÿพ Walking new puppy Boscoe helped Luke and his family climb to the top of #PlanetSuperLeague โœ… Get involved and hโ€ฆ https://t.co/0evHxQ9OzS

๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธThe many hairstyles of birthday boy @mickygray33 were a hot topic for Nicky Summerbee and Chris Makin when theโ€ฆ https://t.co/4kONao0AIp

๐ŸŽ‰ Happy birthday to former #SAFC skipper @mickygray33 Enjoy your day, Michael. https://t.co/OlBO405Z7A

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Our stars in stripes! Good luck to @abigail_m0ss, @ellemaytaylor7 and @Cath3rine12 from our scholarship progrโ€ฆ https://t.co/VmRGHDDWo8

๐Ÿค ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’•๐’‰๐’˜๐’‚๐’š๐’” Theo from our @FoLFutsal programme has been adding another string to his bow by helping with ourโ€ฆ https://t.co/JP8J41ipv3

Bright future on the menu for Dan

As part of National Apprenticeship Week the Foundation of Light wanted to showcase one of the charityโ€™s many success stories.

After impressing with his customer service skills, Daniel Coyne decided to switch his focus and channel his energy into helping people in different ways, thanks to the University of Sunderland.

Not long after he began working in the Beacon of Light cafรฉ, home to the Foundation of Light, staff recognised Danโ€™s commitment and dedication and he was offered a role where he could combine his people skills, with his passion for cooking.

Aย Higherย Apprenticeshipย at the University of Sunderland has helped the 31-year-old hone his skills and he now teaches home-cooking techniques to families across the city, as part of the Foundationโ€™s Skillsโ€™ team.

Throughout lockdown, these sessions have provided a lifeline for many as theyโ€™ve not been able to leave their homes and itโ€™s been a great way to keep families engaged and help parents and children learn together.

The course has given Dan the opportunity to develop his teaching skills, through aย Higherย Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeshipย (Level 5).

โ€œI jumped at the chance when I was offered this role, and have notย lookedย back.โ€

โ€œIโ€™m learning so muchย at Universityย and progressing in this role,โ€ย Dan explained.

The apprenticeship has allowed Dan spend his time at work, while being supported by dedicated study time with the University and then putting what he has learnt into practise in the workplace.

โ€œIn just a short space of timeย Iโ€™mย engagingย with learnersย so muchย more, Dan added.ย โ€œIย lesson plan a lot betterย andย amย muchย moreย prepared.ย Itโ€™sย really worked well for meย and I wouldย 100 percent recommendย theย programmeย toย anyone else wanting to develop their skills in theย workplace.

โ€œThis is somethingย Iย never would haveย pursued if Iย hadn’tย been given the opportunity.ย Iย canย nowย open more doors for myselfย as a result!โ€

Dan and the team deliver free online courses to families throughout the north east, click here for full details.

See details on the Foundation of Light’s further education programmes >>>ย 

 

11 February 2021

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