Citizenship Entry 1 Innovation Fund

Ref: C2421788

Key aspects of the course include understanding local culture and festivals in London/England. Building understanding of what will be celebrated in schools and workplaces. Understand the British political system and register to vote. Looking for work, and understanding equality and discrimination. This course will have changing sessions during which students read on their own or have group discussion and classroom-style activities. They will be encouraged to improve their reading and computer skills by first reading and then completing activities online followed in the next session by discussions expressing their opinions, likes and dislikes.

Course aim

To improve learners knowledge of life in the UK so they can enjoy and improve their understanding of Citizenship and how this can support their daily lives. Practise all skills using a range of activities and learn new vocabulary.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • Basic E1 reading skills desirable

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

  • 1. Understand local culture and festivals
  • Gain confidence in looking for work
  • Improving knowledge of the British political system
  • Improve online learning skills
  • 5. Learn and use new vocabulary

How will I be taught?

  • Online Zoom delivery including discussion and student centred activities Self-directed learning using online tools with tutor support

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 discussion, question and answer, quizzes and small projects.

What else do I need to know?

  • Participate in online discussion, and do homework. Need access to the internet via smart phone, tablet, or computer. Need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas, to receive resources, record your progress and achievement,work with others and share ideas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • ESOL Entry Level 1

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Citizenship Entry 1 Innovation Fund

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • 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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