Course title:
Willow Weaving - Christmas Wreath
Tutor:
Karen Clough
Course ID:
C2527312
Start date:
28/11/2021
End date:
28/11/2021
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Sun 28 Nov 2021 13:00 PM - 15:30 PM 2.5
Total sessions: 1
Total number of classroom hours: 2.5
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 2.5
Date
Sun 28 Nov 2021
Times
13:00 PM - 15:30 PM
Hours
2.5
Total sessions:
1
Total number of classroom hours:
2.5
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
2.5
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
The Hearth Arts Centre and Cafe
Main Road
Horsley
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 0NT
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
Yes
Programme details
Programme title:
Looking After the Environment
Programme aims:
The aims of this programme is to provide you with knowledge through a variety of subject that can be transferred into your life in order for you to make informed changes to support sustainability
Programme description:
As we face the realities of the climate emergency, one of the most important events will be held in Glasgow between 1 and 12 November. During the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021 (also known as CoP 26) the worlds nations either will - or wont - agree how we will take the collective action needed to avoid acute global warming. In this programme we have a range of online courses of varying duration which will provide you with an introduction to the issues, you can learn how to forage and live more sustainably through growing your own vegetables and using them in recipe, learn about the basic principles of bee keeping and you can also learn how to transform and recycle garments.
Who is this programme for?
This programme of courses is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
C2527312 Willow Weaving - Christmas Wreath 28/11/2021 28/11/2021 £8.00
Optional
Activity
C2527312 Willow Weaving - Christmas Wreath
Start date
28/11/2021
End date
28/11/2021
Fee
£8.00
Fee
£8.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
Other

This course is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

This course is for beginners and improvers
Other

This course is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
Please bring secateurs. All materials will be provided at an additional cost of £10 direct to the tutor on the day. Please wear warm old clothes and flat shoes.
Course aim:
Come along to the Hearth Arts Centre and get into the festive spirit by learning some simple willow weaving techniques to design and make your own unique Christmas wreath.
Course description:
A practical session at the Hearth Arts Centre with tutor Liz Beech. You will learn some simple willow weaving techniques to make a willow wreath which you will then decorate with natural foliage. You will be able to take your unique creation home with you. There will be an additional charge of £10 for materials payable direct to the tutor on the day. This course is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. use willow weaving techniques to make a wreath
2. add natural foliage to my wreath
3. decorate my wreath with natural embellishments
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

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For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk