Personal Development (Including Mentoring)

Ref: C3840417

In this course we will use a series of discussions, practises and team-building exercises to promote a satisfactory relationship with the local community of Bardsey Island. This partnership introduction help students to take part in a community in a safe environment. The outcome are mainly in the areas of self-esteem and community respect.

Course aim

The primary aim of this course is to introduce students to the Bardsey Island Community, our long term partnership and how this has affected our groups as a whole. This introduction will include students taking part in discussions with our partners with reference to past mutual support and how this came about.

Who is the course for?

Referral via Ray Bullock only

What topics will this course cover

Partnerships, mentoring, team-building, group-work, community building.

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:

Discuss outcomes with regard to group esteem and participation . prepare a safe walk and write a productive risk assessment for future students at this site. Prepare meals, rotas and team-building exercises. Discuss 12 step programs with regard to The Big Book of AA. Take part in community discussions and prepare future visits

How will I know I'm making progress?

Mentoring, one to one and group discussion

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


Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Discussions include laptop research, unavailable at this site, for future training and understanding of community practises

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Personal Development (Including Mentoring) 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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