Course overview

This course will support you to further develop your confidence to talk to others, or complete forms, speak with your child's schools, organisations, hospital staff, doctors or discuss other issues and where and how to gain support. This course aims to increase your confidence in using English in everyday situations for work and home building confidence and motivation. Develop English skills to support your child’s schoolwork, plan activities during half term and develop networking skills to find out how and where to access family days and activities. Develop your digital skills by using the WEA’ s online learning platform canvas and participant in online discussions and activities. This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Course description

This course is suitable for students who are looking to further develop their English skills in reading, writing and spelling. During this course we will look at everyday activities and conversations to support you to build confidence and motivation to develop your skills. You will build up confidence around using speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English to support you with your child’s schoolwork, budgeting, planning days out and other activities. Develop your digital skills by learning how to use your mobile device to access online banking, paying bills, emailing and messaging others. This course may lead to further training, higher education, voluntary or work experience.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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