Discussion Group - Have I Got News For You? | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Discussion Group - Have I Got News For You? at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Discussion Group - Have I Got News For You? at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £65.00 Starts: 16/11/2017 Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Tutor: Richard Kearnes Ends: 14/12/2017 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

This 'Discussion Group - Have I Got News For You?' course in Maidstone will cover topical talking points which enable students to discuss concepts such as morality and ethics within the specific context of news headlines.

The discussions will be tutor-led and will focus on contentious contemporary issues such as the role of international diplomacy, fake news or the idea of human rights. Each session will draw on certain aspects of philosophical thought and you will be encouraged to discuss and debate the topics and build arguments for your case.

How will I be taught?

This course will involve lecture input and group discussions. The group will debate issues in a structured and safe environment whilst maintaining a relaxed atmosphere.

You will complete a learning plan which will help to identify your goals on the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

A notepad and pen.

You may bring articles of interest if you wish, in print form, including those from newspapers, magazines and journals.

What can I do next?

If there is sufficient interest, then other discussion courses or Philosophy courses will be added focusing on the subjects of interest to the students. Please see the website for further details - www.kentadulteducation.co.uk

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience of philosophy is required.

As the course discusses contentious issues, it is important that you are happy and confident in both offering and receiving alternative points of view.

You are encouraged to keep up with contemporary news stories and to form opinions on them.

If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the most suitable support.

About the Tutor: Richard Kearnes

Richard teaches spanish, research analysis and IT courses. Richard has a particular interest in ancient and medieval philosophy, ethics and the history of political thought.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/56456/F/LC.
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