Who are we?
Educational Learning Support Hub (ELSH) has been active since March 2015.
We are proud to have established a fantastic learning
environment for our local vulnerable young people, (NEETs) to help them grow
confident, boost their self- esteem and give them the opportunity to develop
learning skills and knowledge they need to progress on to further studies.
We also support asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants to
integrate into our local community. We signpost them to other professional
agencies to overcome the traumatic experiences some, but not all, will have
experienced during their journey. We provide basic advice when granted leave to
remain and support them when completing online government forms.
ELSH has developed learning for lower level education free
of charge by teaching the various aspects of the English Language (Speaking Reading and Writing). We encourage, mentor
and observe to assure continuity of support in the development of basic
functional skills. We also provide basic innovation and guidance about local
agencies and community organisations that help asylum-seekers, refugee children
and families and help them overcome the barriers of the language and settling
within the local community.
It is of the utmost importance to assess and identify the learning difficulties faced by some of our students that have never attended formal education with a less academic pathway.
ELSH volunteers are trained to provide additional opportunities with extra one to one support to boost the emotional intelligence and avoid unnecessary mental health problems. We provide a safe learning and supportive environment which promotes social and learning-related education.
ELSH encourages you to visit our HUB and find out about our free service. You will be introduced to our volunteer team, tour the HUB/Centre and take a look around our facilities.
We, believe every person is created equal, but until our vulnerable young people, (NEETS), and the asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants’ communities learn English, they will be remaining an underclass. Therefore, ELSH provides the student with basic English language skills,developing mathematical learning strategies, so that they can successfully integrate within the larger community.
Our vision is to develop learning strategies by helping our students to better organise their time and to attend problem solving sessions or help with completing application forms and signposting them to other organisations.
At ELSH we want our student to leave with well-spoken English with a unique skill set that will enable them to continue their journey. We want them to possess their Education passport of further education, training and employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting future careers that will play an important part in the Barnsley area.