Introduction to Wellbeing - taster

Ref: C2420711

We are told that well-being is a desirable emotional state to be in. But what is well-being? Can everyone achieve it? This course explores well-being and considers the role of emotions in both gaining well-being as well as losing it.

Course aim

The purpose of this taster is to explore the concept of well-being and make it accessible.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Students need a Level 1 qualification in English to join this course

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

  • Discuss the capacity to be contented, rather than just “happy”, and the capacity to work toward both mental/emotional and physical contentment
  • Have some understanding of the role of emotional health and intelligence
  • Discuss the gathering of, and role, of self confidence
  • Discuss the influence of family and friends for most people in generating feelings of well-being

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • You may wish to bring a folder with paper and to contain course handouts.

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

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Introduction to Wellbeing - taster

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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