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June 2019

Remembering Vaughan College

11th June 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Leicester Vaughan College seen through the Jewry Wall archway

Our next Open Research Forum on Tuesday 11 June takes the form of a ‘drop in’ during which you can share memories of the old College and learn about our plans for the future.

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The History of The Book Workshop – Jun 2019

15th June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£35
Leicester Vaughan College Part-time Courses - The History of The Book Workshop

Scholars joining this workshop will gain a basic understanding of descriptive bibliography so that they can consider historic books as physical objects, understanding how to find clues as to their production, and how to use this information as a basis for further research.

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July 2019

Co-operative Education Past and Future

1st July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Leicester South Salvation Army, Ladysmith Road, off Saffron Road
South Wigston, Leicestershire LE18 4UZ

Co-operatives Fortnight takes place between 24 June and 7 July and this event is a celebration of what co-operative education has achieved.

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October 2019

Is Trauma Always Bad for Us?

8th October 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Is trauma always bad for us?

Diana Pinto presents: Is trauma always bad for us?: A positive psychology perspective from a Lifelong learner Post-traumatic growth (PTG) or benefit finding is positive psychological change experienced as a result of adversity and other challenges in order to rise to a higher level of functioning and ultimately psychological wellbeing. In our first Leicester Vaughan College Research Forum of the year Diana traces her journey from adult student of Psychology to course director in the Vaughan Centre and now deputy…

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November 2019

Learning Together: A Festival of Community Research

7th November 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Artwork created by the Community Explorers Project

About this Event Leicester Ageing Together’s Community Explorers are local volunteers (all aged 50+), who have been exploring issues that matter to them. LAT are working with Leicester Vaughan College to develop a Community Explorers project to promote more community-based research opportunities. Research shows that learning helps people to respond positively to change in their environment and circumstances, to remain engaged in society, and to remain physically and mentally active. Join us at this FREE celebratory event where explorers will…

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The Cassandra Syndrome

12th November 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Cassandra Syndrome

The Cassandra Syndrome, or the Cassandra Phenomenon, refers to traumatic stress which affects people who are in a relationship with someone on the autism spectrum. In November's Open Research Forum Deborah Lawrence draws on her personal experience of relationships with people on the autism spectrum. She will explore the intimate and domestic aspect of these relationships can be supported through a distinctive approach from that usually adopted in the counselling of couples. This topic will be of particular interest to…

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A Beginner’s Guide to World Religions

30th November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£35
A Beginner's Guide to World Religions

A Beginner’s Guide to World Religions: Designing and Planning the Course Together Tutor: George Ballentyne Do you have questions about the different faiths and religions in Leicester? This co-design workshop will imagine a ten-week course looking at the eight major communities as lives are lived today in this city, but also their worldwide presence and history. This course will focus on aspects which interest those studying the course, building upon a few core topics, developing a cross-cutting image, impression and understanding.…

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December 2019

“…A permanent national necessity”: The 1919 Report on Adult Education

10th December 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free

The 1919 Report on Adult Education The 1919 Report laid the foundations for university adult education in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It was seen as "inseparable" from citizenship, and vital to how the state wanted to reconstruct the country after the war. What happened next? What happened next in Leicester? Rob Colls will open the history in order to discuss the consequences. Register on Eventbrite >> About Our December Speaker Robert Colls is Professor of Cultural History, International Centre…

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January 2020

When will my baby go home? Lessons from neonatal research

9th January @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Lessons from neonatal research - photo of Alec born at 23 weeks aged 9 days old

Picture credit: Photo of Alec born at 23 weeks aged 9 days old and being held by his mum. Photo kindly provided by his parents. Lessons from Neonatal Research: A Presentation by Dr Sarah Seaton Our presenter for the January Vaughan Open Research Forum session is Dr Sarah Seaton, Perinatal and paediatric researcher. After birth around 1 in 8 babies require specialist care in neonatal units. For babies born too soon, the time they require in hospital can be very…

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Sexual Boundaries in the Therapy Room

25th January @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£55
Sexual Boundaries in the Therapy Room

This full day CPD workshop will look at: Exploring thoughts and feelings that may be taboo or off limits to both the counsellor and client relating to material around sex, sexuality and the therapy room. How might sexuality and the relationship become manifested in a sexual or romantic transference and what role does supervision play in maintaining the sexual boundary. This session will be facilitated by Patrick Cawley. Click here to download the application form >>

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