Literary Mind Changers (An Introduction to Candice Brathwaite)

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This course will focus on Candice Brathwaite's book, 'I Am Not Your Baby Mother', with the aim of exploring together, the author's mindset. It is hoped that as a result of reading, discussing, debating and sharing, all participants will find their individual voices in some way or form and go away with added confidence to further explore the concepts of what it is like to be not only a black British mother, but a mother indeed!

Course aim

This course, Literary Mind Changers: An Introduction to Candice Brathwaite, aims to enable participants to explore and engage with the author's mindset; creating an environment of mutual respect, companionship and learning.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • read and learn together with others.
  • obtain a deeper understanding of reading contents.
  • gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of others' stories.
  • apply reading strategies and techniques that explore the mindset of authors.
  • gain new perspectives that will challenge my future reading and find my own voice.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

It would be useful if you have a copy of the book: Candice Brathwaite, 'I Am Not Your Baby Mother: What it's like to be a black British mother'. Or know a little about the author.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Literary Mind Changers (An Introduction to Candice Brathwaite)

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

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 2021
  • 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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