Around the world in 10 days
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for anyone who is being supported on a day-to-day basis, but who is hoping to be more independent in their daily life.
No experience necessary.
Each week you will be learning lots of fun things about a different country. We will sample some of the food they like eating, listen to their music, look at their money and have a go at their traditional dancing and language!
Support and feedback
The Tutor or Learning Support Assistant will talk to you at each session and discuss your progress and enjoyment with you. You or a scribe will note your feedback on an individual learning plan
Additional costs and requirements
Just bring yourself and enthusiasm
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Not unless you would like to. If that is the case, the tutor will be happy to supply you with something to do at home.
About the tutor
Amanda graduated from the University of Kent and worked at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, she moved to the West Country and has worked for Learn Devon, tutoring adult and community learning courses for Devon County Council since 2002.
Amanda is an artisan who has exhibited and worked at the Bideford Art Centre, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford Pannier Market and other local shops and craft fairs in North Devon, she also takes bespoke commissions for Jewellery, Stained Glass and Mosaic pieces and is a member of the Heritage Crafts Association.
Amanda works in each of our three curriculum areas;
Arts and crafts, where she is renowned for her gentle, patient approach and has a good track record for encouraging learners to reach their potential, many of her past learners are now designer makers in their own right.
Family Learning, an area Amanda is passionate about, promoting a positive lifelong love of learning, she believes is essential to a family’s health and wellbeing.
And Adults with Learning Difficulties/Disabilities, Amanda is also the Co-ordinator for North Devon Mencap.