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Cardiff Met - we have lots of FREE courses with spaces still available.

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Cardiff Met - we have lots of FREE courses with spaces still available.
by Hilma Wright - Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 2:04 PM

COMMUNITY PHILOSOPHY Fridays 2 Oct to 11 Dec 1pm to 3pm Inroads Wellbeing Institute

Community or ‘grass roots philosophy’ is an established practice where a facilitator will use a model of philosophical discussion, based on the Socratic method of ‘community of enquiry’, to facilitate group discussion. Community philosophy is about the process of philosophising. Its role in community and adult learning, when groups come together to discuss life’s big questions: it has been successfully used as a model to help some groups to make a transition into mainstream society - this has included elite sports professionals, prisoners and people with mental health needs.
INTRODUCTION TO HOUSING STUDIES Fridays 25 Sept to 23 Oct 10.30am to 12.30pm Cadwyn Housing Why can’t they build more council housing? What is stock transfer? What is the Welsh Housing Quality Standard? This course looks at current issues in housing in Wales and how local people can become involved in housing in their communities and as a career.​ It is an introduction for people who would like to know more about housing. Anyone with an interest in housing is welcome to join. This course is especially suitable for tenants and residents, adults thinking about returning to education or a career change or wishing to develop new skills. It is an excellent introduction to the BSc Housing Policy and Practice degree at Cardiff Met.​​​​
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Monday 28 Sept to Monday 19 Oct
4pm to 6pm Butetown Community Centre
This course will introduce you to the basic principles of creative writing and short stories. You will explore techniques and styles in order to inspire you to produce your own original pieces of writing, whilst experimenting with different genres and generating creative ideas to improve your confidence, ability and knowledge. It is a stand-alone module and is an excellent introduction to the English accredited modules.​
INTRODUCTION TO COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES Tuesday 3 Nov to Tues 1 Dec 10am to 12pm Wyndham Street Centre This introductory course will give an overview of Complementary Therapies in general as well as more specific information on some of the different therapies available and their benefits. We will learn how to carry out a simple Indian head massage routine as a group and also enjoy a basic introduction to Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Reflexology and Reiki. The course will be a mix of basic theory and practical application.​​​​​​​​​
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Tuesday 22nd Sept to Tuesday 20 Oct
10am to 12pm Splott
On this course you will gain an introduction into the study of psychology through consideration of some of the main subject areas such as social behaviour of people, child development and understanding the brain to understand behaviour.​​
HEALTHY EATING / HEALTHY COOKING Thursday 1 Oct to Thursday 22 Oct 9.30am to 12pm Gaer Community Centre, Newport This course has been designed to introduce the participants to the concept of Healthy Eating for all of the family and how to overcome some issues that they might face. It will be predominantly a practical course with most weeks involving a hands on approach in the kitchen. It is also designed to initiate group discussion and will be tailored to the needs of each particular group.​
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