Wise Age is now starting to prepare a new round of specialist one day training sessions for ROPES Members and associates starting in January, to be held in both East and South East / Central London. The first day will be on Employer Engagement - how to go about researching suitable employers in your area, suitable to your clients and how best to promote both older working age people and Age Diversity to
Wise age will be running 3 day training the trainer sessions for new members across the 19 boroughs in the East, North , Central and South East ESF sub regions. If you have new members of staff / volunteers who would benefit we may be able to include them in the training cohort.
Wise Age will also be running our AEEN meetings for South east and East London members starting in January - please confirm the contact details of the person in your organisation that we need to inform.
Please let us know what additional subjects that you would like to receive training in or subjects for ROPES Members meeting you would like addressed.
Wise Age has just been awarded a new 2 year funding grant by Trust for London to continue our ROPES Training the Trainers programme. We are very thankful that Trust for London have agreed to continue their support for our work helping over 50s into employment. This programme allows us to widen the number of organisations who will receive specialist training in Age and Employment. After that initial training support Wise Age will be able to widen its ongoingsupport work with all our members of the Age and Employment Experts Network ( AEEN) - who will be able to access our library of best practice information, templates, presentations and reasearch through our ROPES Members only section.
This programme is free and open to any organisation that is based or operates in East, South East, Central or North London boroughs and who work with the 50+ and / or or employment/ training.
if you wish to enrol on our ROPES training programme and gain the benefits of becoming a member of AEEN please contact us on
Wise Age is seeking self-employed, part-time workers and volunteers to help us continue our unique support to older working people facing age related exclusion, discrimination and poverty.
We are looking for women and men from different backgrounds who have knowledge of and support the work in overcoming ageism - particularly in employment.