Action Towards Inclusion: Growing in Confidence

Ref: C3679095

A positive and supportive course which will explore several ways of improving personal confidence and well-being using practical activities, group and paired discussions. The course will be inspiring and also a lot of fun!

Course aim

To equip adults with knowledge and skills to help improve their personal confidence and well-being.

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:

  • List personal skills and strengths giving examples of how they can be used
  • Explain how to communicate well with others
  • Give an example of how to handle a situation assertively
  • Describe three different ways to manage stress
  • Create an action plan to improve confidence and 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?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • The course is informal so there will be time given to group and 1 to 1 discussions. You will identify your personal learning goals at the start of the course and review them at the end, making an action plan for your next steps.

What else do I need to know?

  • No need to bring anything but some people find it helpful to bring a notebook and pen to jot down useful information.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Tutors will provide handouts and information about further reading and research

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details
  • 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

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Action Towards Inclusion: Growing in Confidence

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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 declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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