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People Skills – Learning How to Learn

This unique course is aimed at individuals and organisations who are looking into higher education as a way of improving organisational development and supporting career progression.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years:
Interview Required?: N
Weeks:
Hours:
Start: Flexible
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Tuition: £350
Ilkeston

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/people-skills-learning-how-to-learn
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Course Information for Students

This unique course is aimed at individuals and organisations who are looking into higher education as a way of improving organisational development and supporting career progression. It develops people’s confidence in making informed choices before they join a higher education programme and gives them reassurance that they have the commitment and abilities to succeed.

We explore the concept of learning as an adult and the value that higher education can bring to work-based learning settings for both the individual and the organisation.

• The principles of the neuroscience of learning

• How to learn as an adult learner and the concept of ‘flipped learning’

• Critical and connected thinking

• Critical reading

• Critical academic writing

• Discover the value of your own voice

• Develop a plan to support your independent learning journey

Benefits for the individual

• Increased awareness of the advantages and challenges of a higher education learning experience

• Improved self-awareness of your ability to complete a higher education qualification

• A better understanding of your motivation and appetite for higher education

• The opportunity to test your understanding and abilities and to make an informed decision prior to committing to any higher education programme

• A chance to identify your internal resources and external sources of support

• A personalised action plan

Benefits for the organisation 

• A robust people development strategy to ensure business goals are supported

• Employees with the skills and commitment required to achieve a higher education qualification

• The confidence to invest in an employee’s higher education

• A clear indication of which employees are capable and motivated to undertake higher education

• Savings in time and money through early identification of suitable candidates for higher education

• Increased morale and engagement as employees are supported to pursue personal and professional goals

• Encouragement for employees to consider higher education as a way of increasing knowledge and expertise in your business

 

For more information contact the Roundhouse Thinking team on 01332 836 638 or enquiries@roundhousethinking.co.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Discover how our students have achieved success. Their hard work and dedication to learning has enabled them to succeed in rewarding careers or progress onto higher education.

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We encourage progress and aspirational outcomes by guiding people onto learning pathways that lead to positive destinations. Our students have gone on to achieve great things since leaving the College. We would like to share some of their inspiring success stories with you.

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 22, 2021 3:58 pm