How will I be taught?
A stimulating and safe environment in which to explore your own talent with a supportive attitude to teach other's work. You will work on a weekly project at home to be followed by tutor-led discussion in the group. You should be prepared to discuss you own and others' work and be able to receive and respond to constructive criticism of your own work in positive manner. 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 support you would like
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student's starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets will be set. This will be revisited from time to time during the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or verbal feedback.
What do I need to bring with me?
A note pad and pen.We advise students not to purchase equipment, books or materials until after the first session of the course unless otherwise stated.
What can I do next?
A Creative Writing Advanced course or another Creative Writing course run by Kent Adult Education or by the University of Kent or join a writing group. Your tutor will advise you on the appropriate follow-up course. Enrol early as places cannot be guaranteed.
What do I need to join the course
Some experience of creative writing or some wide experience of reading.
Students who have completed the Creative Writing Beginners course or anyone with some experience of creative writing or with a wide experience of reading. You will need reasonable familiarity with written and spoken English language. Students will need to: Understand the potential benefit from the programme of study. Read and interpret tasks. Communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable. Manage their own time.