Singing for Wellbeing

Ref: C3125601

We carry out different tasks individually or in groups. Singing-along, rhythm games, quiz, quick questions and answers, videos and discussions, etc. These are always based on the topic of the day.

Course aim

Interactive music sessions to promote participation and involvement.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • Any visitor of Odell Cente who is enrolled for the course.

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

  • have more confidence, involvement
  • know more about music styles, my favourite performers, bands.
  • know more about lyrics and understand their values
  • carry out tasks such as singing, tapping, clapping, dancing and promote good mood and well-being
  • recognise different performers and music genres

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
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

Singing for Wellbeing Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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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