Resources

Reports and Publications

  • Asylum Seekers and Volunteering in Europe

    Asylum Seekers and Volunteering in Europe
    This report summarises the learning of the partners in Hungary, France and England that came together to form the EXCHANGES partnership, from 2004 to the end of 2007.The work of EXCHANGES focussed on the social and vocational integration of asylum seekers.

  • Building Community Capacity for Sustainability: Challenges of developing integrated approaches
    (PDF 2.3 MB) 2007. This publication highlights the key elements, challenges and lessons of the capacity building programme undertaken by Islington Training Network (ITN) on behalf of “Supporting Inclusion in Enterprise Development” (SIED) Development Partnership (DP) part-funded by the ESF Equal Programme 2004-2007.

  • Developing coherent employment and self-employment support in Islington
    Experiences of ethnic minority and refugee communities (PDF 367 kB) 2006. This report provides a snapshot of Islington residents’ experiences of employment, self-employment and informal work. Findings from the report were used to inform London Borough of Islington’s Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI) bid in 2006.

  • Daphne Final Report

    Empowering Women or Perpetuating Victimhood
    2010. This report maps domestic violence policy and practive within the European Unint by documenting minority ethnic and Roma survivor's experiences of frontline domestic violence services in the UK and Hungary.

  • Daphne Exec Summary

    Empowering Women of Perpetuating Victimhood, Executive Summary
    2010. This report maps domestic violence policy and practive within the European Unint by documenting minority ethnic and Roma survivor's experiences of frontline domestic violence services in the UK and Hungary.

  • ESOL and Further Education Funding

    ESOL and Further Education Changes 2007/08
    This briefing paper looks at changes in ESOL proposed by LSC and challenges faced by providers and learners.

  • Creating a Culture of Quality
    2007. This report draws together the views and experiences of CBOs (Community Based Organisations), capacity building organisations and assessors from a quality assurance systems accreditation body

  • LTEN Showcasing Innovation
    (PDF 2.2 MB) 200 2006. Islington Training Network co-ordinated the Showcase Innovation in Enterprise event on 18th July 2006 on behalf of the SIED Project. The cornerstone of the event was innovation, and it demonstrated the effectiveness of people-centred and holistic service delivery in bringing together complex processes of social inclusion and economic/enterprise development. A video is also available.

  • Social Exclusion, Refugee Integration

    Social Exclusion, Refugee Intergration and Entitlement to Work
    2007. This paper is a response to Government policy regarding asylum seekers and right to work.

  • Sustaining Community Capacity
    (PDF 2.3MB) 2007. ITN delivered the ‘Sustaining Community Capacity’ event on 15th November 2007 to raise awareness of the important contributions to society made by Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and the challenges they currently face when accessing funding and delivering services.