Intensive Category: Core Content

Digital Comms and Creative Practice

Discover concepts of digital communications from a range of perspectives to be able to develop your own content. In this course, we will examine how we communicate digitally through different forms of storytelling for a range of purposes from marketing, journalism to creative applications.  We will also consider how digital disruption is changing the way we …

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Educating and Engaging Others

Explore the basics of education and engagement within and beyond schools. In this course, we will examine the idea of education through the work done by teachers in schools, and by people working in informal education settings. We will focus on the fundamental ideas behind education, and examine these in the light of innovative and …

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Understanding and Supporting Wellbeing

Explore mental health and wellbeing, in theory and practice in Greater Manchester In this course we will examine mental health and wellbeing through the work done by health and social care professionals. We focus in particular on the Greater Manchester context, where devolution is enabling professionals to use innovative techniques to provide support. This course …

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Get Confident in Coding

Learn the basics of coding in a fun setting to boost your employability In this course, we will introduce you to the fundamental elements of coding and how to adapt your problem solving skills to think like a developer. Code is increasingly important and influential in all aspects of life and familiarity with the subject …

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Design Thinking for Social Good

Learn to solve problems using a structured but creative methodology In this course, we will introduce you to the core concepts of design thinking and how to keep people and their needs at the heart of finding a solution. This course will give you tools that enable you to understand and respond to complex challenges …

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