Memories: Charting the journey

Ref: C3671591

This is a course which honours and appreciates the lives lived and gains an understanding of the journey through life by the experiences shared

Course aim

This is a course for older people to come and share their memories with each other and learn from each other

Who is the course for?

This course is for people 50+ who are interested in sharing and exchanging their life journey No experience or qualifications are required

What topics will this course cover

This course is about the lives of the people attending, they will be encouraged to share their experiences and learn and grow from each other

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

Shared up to 3 of their stories and learned the importance of listening Differentiated between stories read and stories told Learned and demonstrate questioning skills Explored analysing stories

How will I know I'm making progress?

An initial will be done, and regular feedback will be given throughout the course, along with the assessment paperwork

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

There are a few thing which are required for this course, a smiling face, a willingness to participate and an open mind.There are no other requirements

Reading and information sources

This course is about you the individual, there is no need for any preparation.

What could the course lead to?

This course can lead to any possibilities that you choose.

Download full course outline

Memories: Charting the journey Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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