Diversity Matters@BAWC

Ref: C3840337

This course is designed to prepare individuals to understand issues related to Equality and Diversity. As well as issues relating to living in the UK.

Course aim

To give learners the knowledge and confidence about Eqality and Diversity.

Who is the course for?

Asylum seekers and Refugees

What topics will this course cover

The course will cover a variety of topics relating to life in the UK, the society that we live in, and how the UK at present is governed.

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. Understand the meaning of Equality and Diversity. 2. Find and use printed and web-based resources to increase knowledge of the subject 3. Understand aspects of the culture and history of the UK. 4. Prevent 5. Understand what is required to be a UK citizen.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Progression will be measured via the use of initial ongoing practical assessments and worksheets. There will also be ongoing peer and group assessments over the duration of the course.

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


Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Taking the Life in Uk test and attaining British citizenship, ESOL E1 E2 or E3/Literacy L1

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Diversity Matters@BAWC Course Outline


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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