Fabulous Families

Ref: C3671840

This course is for parents or carers who want to improve their home life with their children. We will be looking at behaviour, learning, sleep, eating, self esteem and any other aspects of family life that the participants would like to address. The course will be friendly and will welcome input from every learner and learner's experiences will be celebrated. This will be achieved by identifying why certain behaviours happen, how to change them if necessary, exploring how the home environment can lead to behaviour changes and improved learning attitudes.

Course aim

To enable parents/carers to provide a positive environment at home, leading to improved behaviour and learning at home and school.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • To explore strategies to improve relationships between parents and children.
  • To identify how you and your child can become self-confident and assertive.
  • To learn how to support your child at school.
  • To be confident in implementing boundaries and routines with your child, and to understand how this helps your child learn and become resilient
  • To identify how sleep and nutrition can affect a child’s ability to learn.

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • 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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

Fabulous Families Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

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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