Unison - Power To Be You

Ref: C2224947

The workshop will give students the chance to explore and practise techniques to build confidence and to speak in public in a supportive environment. Students will also learn about further educational and development opportunities and explore their own personal goals.

Additional information about this course

This course is for students from UNISON

Course aim

This workshop aims to build student’s confidence and self-esteem and make them aware of further education and development opportunities.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is open to Unison members only

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

  • Demonstrate an improvement in self-esteem
  • Address own confidence and assertiveness issues through ideas and tips
  • Demonstrate techniques to speak with confidence
  • Discuss a range of education and development opportunities
  • Plan own next steps

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

Unison - Power To Be You Course Outline

Conditions

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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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