At this month’s meeting we shall be asking members’ opinions and ideas on what they enjoy about our successful WI (now completing its sixth year), as well as suggestions you might have for speakers, socials, etc. So, thinking caps on, and bring along all those ideas!
For the website perhaps.
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From: W.I House <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, 10 August 2017
Subject: FW: Learning Approaches and Straw Poll
To: “W.I House” <email@example.com>
Please pass onto your members for their feedback direct to Emily at NWFI.
On behalf of the NFWI Food and Garden Committee, I am writing to request your feedback about different learning approaches when it comes to helping members developing their baking, cookery and preserving skills.
Towards the end of this month we will be asking members the following question on social media to try and find out which learning methods have the greatest appeal and relevance:
Which form of learning would most appeal to you for improving your baking, cooking and preserving skills?
1) Practical courses at Denman
2) Practical workshops in your local area
3) Distance learning online course (work at home in your own time)
4) Certificate course in your local area which involves home study, practical sessions and producing coursework
5) Demonstration videos
Or any other suggestions?
We would be very keen to hear back from federations about what would be practical and preferable from your perspective.
The NFWI Food and Garden Committee remains committed to offering fair and inclusive opportunities to all federations to encourage and support the practical development and application of cookery skills. It has been agreed that future educational opportunities or initiatives created by the Food and Garden Committee will need to be member-led in order to ensure significant nationwide take-up.
As not all members use social media, we would be grateful if you could you kindly pass on this information to your WIs, and ask that any feedback is passed back to me, either by email or letter to the below address, by Monday 25 September 2017.
Please could you copy this email to your relevant sub-committee chairs.
Administrative Secretary, Food & Garden Committee
NFWI Unit, Denman, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 6NW
T: 01865 391788 Ext. 278
Fax: 01865 391908
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This survey is for completion by people of all ages and will help Voluntary Action South Leicestershire bid for 5 years’ further funding for an already successful project to which we have donated funds:
VASL ( Voluntary Action South Leicestershire) are carrying out a survey about Loneliness in the Harborough District.
Please could you ask your members if they would like to respond, or put this on your website? We would welcome as many local views as possible.
If easier I could send you paper forms
The survey closes on 28 September.
I can be contacted on MH 439262