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October 2018

Barking in the wilderness? Making the case for adult learning

9th October 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free

"How is it that at a time when there has never been a greater need for adult learning, there is so little public commitment to securing an informed democracy with critically engaged citizens."

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Counselling & Relationship Skills Workshop – Oct 2018

10th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Leicester Vaughan College Part-time Courses - Counselling & Relationship Skills

Tutor: Tina Holt Course Description Counselling skills help us to communicate effectively and relate better to the people we are talking to, thus enabling us to develop healthier relationships.  These skills can be used in all our relationships, whether in our job roles or in our personal lives. This workshop is an introduction to some of the skills required to develop an increased awareness of your relationship to ‘self and others’ and understand more about the nature of relationships. The…

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November 2018

The Stream of Life

13th November 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Free

Since the first half of the 20th century humanist and rationalist organisations have regularly petitioned the BBC to receive more dedicated airtime for their worldviews.

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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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