Personal Development (Including Mentoring)
This residential course is primarily to examine the team-work, mentoring and personal developmental principles that we use in our effective program. In this course we will attempt to define and map our progress in recent months in order to replicate and improve our outcomes.
Additional information about this course
All enrolments to come via Endurance 19-20 March pre residential visits to Chester 24-27 Mar at residential venue
Primarily we aim to introduce learners to a safe environment to take part in training where the aim is to produce developmental outcomes. This and the following courses aim to evaluate and expand on the simple elements at the base of our evolving community.
Who is the course for?
. All attended every class and practise till end of course.
What topics will this course cover
.Esteem, sobriety, walking, mentoring, health and safety, employability, well-being and healthy living, community ethics.
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:
1. Continue to evolve all aspects of residential training using mentoring to create new ideas and activities. 2. Practise health and safety as a core element of mentoring and achievement. 3. Develop a practical resolution to all diversity issues as they arise based on group evaluation and discussion. 4. Mentor new students in equality and diversity and how to use understanding of these primary issues to develop new behaviour patterns. 5. Continue with group discussions with regard to community involvement outside of classes.
How will I know I'm making progress?
One to one and group discussions each day and mentoring throughout each day
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
Previous handouts and notes from community programs. Walking boots/shoes warm clothing and waterproof coat. Wash gear and towel. Quilt cover or sleeping bag.
Reading and information sources
What could the course lead to?
most of this group now work in charities both full time or as volunteers. We will also discuss future training and offer handouts and websites and a laptop for research purposes.