Action Towards Inclusion - Growing In Confidence 2 Knaresborough

Ref: C3674117

A positive and supportive course which will explore several ways of improving personal confidence and wellbeing using practical activities and group and paired discussions. The course will be inspiring and also a lot of fun! Session 1 Where are we now with our levels of confidence? Dealing with situations when our confidence has been knocked Session 2 Giving and receiving compliments Giving and receiving criticism Session 3 Making decisions Problem solving Session 4 Taking good care of ourselves Staying healthy. Learning how to relax Session 5 Team work Helping others Session 6 Having a go a doing something new / different Setting goals / Personal Action Plans / Course evaluation

Course aim

To build on knowledge and skills gained through previous learning and apply it to various situations which will demonstrate the use of confident behaviour. To improve personal health and wellbeing.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • Adults who are taking part in the Action Towards Inclusion project

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

  • Describe positive ways of dealing with situations when confidence has been knocked
  • Explain how to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Outline the steps you would take deal with a problem situation
  • List three helpful ways of taking care of yourself and staying healthy
  • Create a personal action plan to improve confidence and wellbeing

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • Tutors will provide handouts and information about further reading and research

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • WEA Skills for Volunteers course Volunteering opportunities Self -help group Work experience Employment

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Action Towards Inclusion - Growing In Confidence 2 Knaresborough


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  • 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

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