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Opportunities to keep learning in Islington.

Upcoming course and events...

Whittington Health Self Management Programmes. Help on Your Doorstep are working with Whittington Health to raise awareness of the support available to people in Islington with diabetes, mental health conditions and other long term health conditions.

ESOL English and Maths initial assessments, Islington Council, Monday 17 December 1-3pm, First Steps Learning Centre, Central Library, N5.

Learn to build your own PC, every Tuesday from 8 January for up to 6 weeks, 10am - 2pm, Central Library Gallery, N5.

Free early learning helps 2 year olds do better at school, builds their confidence and improves communication and social skills. Find out if your 2 year old is eligible for free high quality learning.

Health Watch Islington, Log On to better health and well-being. Offering sessions at Sy Mary's, Upper Street in December to help you use digital tools, stay safe online, set up email accounts and access health services online. Amharic, Tigrinya and Spanish language support available.

Free tablet course, N4 Library, Monday 3 and 10 December.

Adult Community Learning


Every year Islington Council offers many free adult and community learning courses in their welcoming community venues around Islington. 

Bags of Taste


Those on low incomes or anyone looking to learn new culinary skills – easy and healthy recipes to cook real food, from scratch, for less than £1.00 a head. Go to their website for courses and venues.

CANDI - City and Islington College


The college has five diverse centres in North London that make up one college. What ever your specific study requirements, experience or ambitions they will have a course that suits your needs. 

The Parent House

55 Calshot Street, London N1 9AS


Offers free courses and projects which are designed to be as practical as possible for parents with a teaching approach that prepares parents to put their new skills into action. A crèche is available to all learners and classes are small enough for every parent to be treated as an individual.

If you would like more information or help to get involved in any of these opportunities please contact us. 

Health and wellbeing update service

If you are interested in finding out about our free SMS or email health and wellbeing update service which provides news and events about opportunities in Islington on a weekly basis then please contact us.

If you have received a SMS/text from us and do not want to be sent further updates to your phone please reply to the link stating 'STOP' (charges may apply) or email us at [email protected] with 'STOP SMS' as the subject of the email and stating your full name in the email message.