Personal Development (Including Mentoring)
In a safe environment students will practise developmental activities. Our focus on this course is how to promote what we do on residential to our partners and outside sources for more students.. Discussion will be on how to present and what content to present.
Primarily we will introduce learners to a safe environment to take part in training where the aim is to produce developmental outcomes. We aim to focus on promotion of the residential as an essential part of training to our partners. Discussion will be on the presentation of: outcomes; health and safety and risk assessment processes; employability and various education availabilities from WEA.
Who is the course for?
All tutors students and partner organisations to contact Ray Bullock 07799 533033 about suitability of course.
What topics will this course cover
Presentation, mentoring, partnerships, Newleaf, WEA, education, health and safety, risk assessing, promotion
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:
Mentor and discuss a variety of aspects of training for presentation to partners and other organisations. Take part in short walks and write a risk assessment for presentation to partners. Discuss preparations for their next group work at residentials and in classes.. Prepare, evaluate and discuss a basic presentation Demonstrate a presentation in group format
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?
Warm clothes, walking shoes or boots, sheets and pillow case, towel and washing equipment.
Reading and information sources
Mentoring book, research notes for presentations
What could the course lead to?
Group discussion of available websites for these subjects
Download full course outline
If you don't have a pin, please call 0151 243 5340 to enquire about enrolling on this course.