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December 2018

Mental Health First Aid – Dec 2018

1st December 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£50

Tutor: Becky Talbot Course Description This half-day course consists of an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give you: An understanding of what mental health is, and how to challenge stigma A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue Learning takes place through a mix of…

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The Representation of South Asian Women

11th December 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Kajal Nisha Patel is a film maker and photographer who works in both the UK and India. Kajal uses photography and story-telling to explore key social issues.

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January 2019

The Restor(y)ing Retirement Course

8th January @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free

The Restor(y)ing Retirement pilot project explores the deliberate use  of narrative as an educational tool in later life learning. The paper  uses a narrative approach to bring alignment between the methodology of the pilot and its evaluation.

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An Introduction to Astronomy and Space Science Workshop – January 2019

26th January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£35
An Introduction to Astronomy and Space Science

This course, led by an expert astrophysicist who has worked on Earth, Jupiter and Saturn, will teach you to look at the sky in a new way.

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February 2019

What it’s like to be a person: Reflections on a module for a multi-disciplinary degree

12th February @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum - Bill Myers - What It's Like To Be A Person

This is an interdisciplinary issue involving the pleasure of computer science, free will, consciousness, linguistics, poetry and how people get on with each other.

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March 2019

Psychological Evidence in Murder Trials

12th March @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum - Andrew Colman - Psychological Evidence In Murder Trials

Professor Colman has given expert psychological witness in a number of murder trials, four of which will be discussed in this talk.

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April 2019

Archaeology for All: Community archaeology in Leicestershire

9th April @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Greyfriars Project, Richard III archaeology dig, Leicester

Matt Morris (Archaeology) will deliver a talk on: Archaeology for All: Community Archaeology in Leicestershire.

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May 2019

On Training to be a Counsellor

14th May @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free
Accredited Part Time Counselling Courses from Leicester Vaughan College

Catherine Drury, ex-Vaughan College Student, will be talking about her experiences training to be a counsellor.

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June 2019

Remembering Vaughan College

11th June @ 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 @ 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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