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Schools, parenting and child development courses are focused on supporting or helping children both in school and as a parent. Helping in schools is a national WEA programme which can offer routes into volunteering. Other course offerings focus on aspects of child development, for example - supporting special educational needs or dyslexia.

Crafty Families View details

This is a Family Learning course, where carers and children will engage in a variety of craft based activities. Families will make items which can be recreated at home. There will be a focus on reusing items, sustainability and only using affordable resources. During the sessions emphasis will be on developing children's speaking and listening skills, together with improving their fine motor skills. The sessions will be friendly, fun and hopefully, you will discover some new activities to do with your child in addition to meeting new people.

Help your child manage stress and anxiety View details

Many children face fears and worries. For some children these fears and worries affect their daily lives. This course will cover some strategies to help you provide your child with tools to manage their anxieties

Help your child manage stress and anxiety - Pathways View details

Many children face fears and worries. For some children these fears and worries affect their daily lives. This course will cover some strategies to help you provide your child with tools to manage their anxieties

Help your child manage stress and anxiety - Pathways taster View details

Many children face fears and worries. This course will briefly look at some strategies and allow you to discuss ideas on how to help your child to manage their anxieties.

Help your child manage stress and anxiety - Pathways taster View details

Many children face fears and worries. This course will briefly look at some strategies and allow you to discuss ideas on how to help your child to manage their anxieties.

Help your child with phonics View details

This course is based on the Letters & Sounds programme of phonics teaching, which provides a structured approach to the teaching of phonics. During the course, you will learn about the importance of speaking and listening, with a focus on early phonics teaching. We will then explore how you can support your child's phonics learning at home, matching letters and sounds and using the correct terminology. We will look at how phonics supports reading and writing and how you can reinforce this at home. Finally, there will be an opportunity to explore some of the different techniques used in schools to support phonics teaching, such as actions and repetition, as well as looking at the range of resources available to support phonics teaching, including games, websites and apps.

Help your teenager manage stress and anxiety - Pathways taster View details

Many children face fears and worries. This course will briefly look at some strategies and allow you to discuss ideas on how to help your child to manage their anxieties.

Helping with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Induction and Assessment View details

Induction and Assessment session for those students enrolling on WEA Helping with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) starting on 7th May. Please see details for C3675615 Helping with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities for more information.

Helping with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)- Primary Schools View details

The course seeks to enable students to explore the wide range of special educational needs and disabilities that children may have. Students will develop the knowledge and understanding that those working in a school setting will need to support children with SEND in a primary school either in a paid capacity or as a volunteer. Students will work towards gaining a Level 2 qualification which is suitable for those wishing to gain employment in a school, work as a volunteer or for those already working in a school setting with children and young people.

Helping with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)- Primary Schools View details

The course seeks to enable students to explore the wide range of special educational needs and disabilities that children may have. Students will develop the knowledge and understanding that those working in a school setting will need to support children with SEND in a primary school either in a paid capacity or as a volunteer. Students will work towards gaining a Level 2 qualification which is suitable for those wishing to gain employment in a school, work as a volunteer or for those already working in a school setting with children and young people.