Thriving Beyond Societal Norms and Limitations

Ref: C3841910

Highly empowering, thought provoking and challenging workshops, aimed at bringing clarity to learner's unique identity and worth, and enable them rise beyond every form of stigma, labels and limiting self beliefs placed upon them by themselves, peers or society.

Course aim

Empowering, Thought provoking Workshops, aimed at bringing clarity to learner's unique identity/ worth, and enable them rise beyond stigma, labels and limiting self beliefs.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • Students need a Level 1 qualification in English to join this course
  • Everyone who desires to develop unwavering confidence and thrive in every area of life; especially those who have been stigmatized in one way or the other. Need to be able to understand English.

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

  • Identify their own life role models and explain why
  • Understand The Power Of Words
  • Understand how Power of the Mind is, and how they could leverage it
  • Understand the 4 core strategies to become label-proof and remain confident

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
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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
  • The will be Continuous assessment, role plays, testimonials and the use of a learning journal.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Read about some of the greatest men and women in History who were stigmatized and labelled, but never let this become a limitation, and made some very outstanding contributions to our world.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • Read about some of the greatest men and women in History who were stigmatized and labelled, but never let this become a limitation, and made some very outstanding contributions to our world.

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
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Thriving Beyond Societal Norms and Limitations

Enrolment 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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