Continuing Lifelong Learning: Society

Ref: C2345694

To develop and maintain the skills needed to live a full and enquiring life in Britain today. To gain confidence and interact with mobile phone, computer or a tablet. The course is about enjoying learning in a welcoming atmosphere, promoting self esteem. To gain confidence to work independently with no pressure in a small class.

Course aim

The aim of the course is about enjoying learning in a welcoming atmosphere. Learning to research and write through a device, ie mobile phone, computer, or a tablet. Having confidence in using these devices.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify three ways to stay safe using electronic communication.
  • Find information about local council department and write a letter of complaint or a letter of praise or a letter of making suggestion.
  • Prepare a five minute presentation about a book or a film that has been important to you and if you feel able to share it with the class.
  • Choose a meal that can be made at home or bought readymade (eg curry) and compare the portion cost if the food were sourced from a food bank, as ingredients from a shop, a ready meal from a shop or a takeaway.
  • Describe five differences between local and national government.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Small notebook for personal notes would be recommended

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Continuing Lifelong Learning: Society

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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