Community Project: What About This?

Ref: C2227013

The course will continue to research and put forward an alternative idea to establish independent accommodation for the homeless person. Film is used to record progress of events and review when required. The completed project will be presented to the Suffolk County Council for their reaction.

Additional information about this course

No session on 10th September.

Course aim

To continue with the idea of finding suitable independent housing for homeless people and to involve the public in supporting this. To present the completed project to Suffolk County Council for their reactions.

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:

  • Present a well researched idea to the council.
  • Discuss on film, with the rest of the group, information gained in researching the project
  • Explore a suitable location for housing with surrounding facilities nearby. ie shops, public transport, water, power, etc
  • Think of ways to publicise the project and involve the general public for support.
  • Work as a team in a democratic way and to be able to listen to other points of view.

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?

  • You will be able to keep a record of your progress and achievement using photos, audio, text or documents uploaded into the WEA’s digital learning platform, WEA Canvas.
  • 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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

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

Download full course information sheet

Community Project: What About This?

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 2019
  • 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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