Filtered by: Skills Development <Back to previous page A world of opportunityYoung people have talent and creativity, but they also need support and opportunity EditorialScarcely a week goes by without us hearing of some kind of disaster on the news – earthquakes, coups, flooding, drought, civil war, dreadful accidents. None of us knows what the future may hold or where disaster may strike next. In this issue we look at a variety of thoughts and ideas which may help all of us to be better prepared to cope in difficult situations. The section which checks our knowledge of first aid is one we all need to read. How useful are we in emergencies? All of us face ... Farmer-managed natural regeneration: steps to success How to regenerate trees from living stumps, roots and seeds in the soil Five steps to help prisoners make a fresh start on the outsideWhen prisoners are released at the end of their sentence, starting a new life outside the prison gates can be incredibly challenging. Many… Learning literacy skillsAdults often forget how they learnt to read and write as children. This means that the process of teaching literacy can sometimes be difficult and confusing. Where literacy training is available, trained facilitators are the best people to pass on these skills. However, a basic understanding of literacy training may be very helpful to parents and to the family and friends of people learning literacy skills.