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Foundation Digital Skills View details

The course will assume no prior knowledge of computing and is intended for absolute beginners with little or no experience of using computers. It will take students from the first step of learning to switch on and use a device, through connecting to a Wi-Fi network and being able to carry out Google searches, whilst staying safe online. While the course focuses on the use of Microsoft Windows computers, a range of devices including mobile phones, tablets, Wi-Fi etc. will also be covered.

Learning English Together View details

This course is for students with little or no English and will cover the basic language needed to improve understanding of many everyday situations. You will develop English skills to help you make medical appointments, use public transport, develop basic IT skills, understand communications from schools and access local services. You will be able to speak with others within the community and explore cultural aspects of life in the UK.

Learning English Together View details

This course is for students with little or no English and will cover the basic language needed to improve understanding of many everyday situations. You will develop English skills to help you make medical appointments, use public transport, develop basic IT skills, understand communications from schools and access local services. You will be able to speak with others within the community and explore cultural aspects of life in the UK.

Choir at Nottingham Women's Centre View details

Unleash the full potential of your singing voice as part of a supportive and welcoming women-only choir! Join together with other women face to face at Nottingham Women's Centre to a sing a selection of empowering songs, whilst also learning how to create a healthy and professional vocal sound. Students who wish to do so can also take part in an end of term performance.

Alterations and Upcycling View details

Alterations and resizing can be very expansive and often you struggle to find the right person to do the job .This course is going to give you an opportunity to do your own alterations and at the same time do your little bit for the environment by learning how to recycle ,upcycle, customize ,mend and alter your old clothes and unwanted household fabrics.

Digital Skills For Beginners (BBO Participants Only) View details

This course will help you to develop your digital skills using a range of different applications and to get to grips with how these can be used to assist you in doing administrative tasks independently. You will develop essential workplace skills including safe ways to browse the internet, use email and other applications online and help you to grow in confidence.

Drawing and Painting in Watercolour (Improvers) View details

Students will be encouraged and shown how to develop the use different types of washes; the use of brushes to make a range of brush marks; how to develop and use different colour palettes; as well as a variety of methods and techniques for creating textures and effects. Students will also learn about common tools and materials with advise on how to use them. In addition, the course will cover different approaches to painting and how drawing can be used to plan and enhance watercolour paintings based on a range of subject matter and themes.

German Literature: German Requiem - German Literature post-1945 View details

The course will examine how literature sought to interpret the Second World War and the result of the German defeat. We shall discuss themes relating to guilt, atonement and suffering, and how experiences of these were reflected in East & West Germany and latterly a united Germany.

Gardens of Delight: A social history of London's Green Spaces View details

Parks may be 'the lungs of London' but they are much more than that. The parks, heaths, commons, woods, forests and garden squares of London are treasure troves of garden design, wildlife and architecture. The course will examine the social and political history of these green spaces and the campaigns to promote and protect them. From Regent's Park to Hampstead Heath, from St. James' Park to Epping Forest, from Richmond Park to Wandsworth Common, London's open spaces bring nature and beauty into the heart of the urban landscape.

Italy: Empire, war and Fascism - 1887-1957 View details

In the second section of our study of Italy we chart the rise of Italy as an imperial power and the catastrophic impact of the Great War. We further examine the rise of Mussolini and his Fascist project between the wars. We will discuss the downfall of the regime and the impact of the Second World War before finishing with Italy's post war rehabilitation culminating in founder membership of the EEC in 1957. We will analyse social, economic and cultural developments as Italy moves from monarchy, through dictatorship to the post-war Republic. Throughout we will focus on contemporary sources.