What people say about Community Education:
“The (German) course was challenging and very enjoyable. The teacher is clear, patient and helpful”.
“Very much enjoyed the course, really nice teacher and you learn a lot. Very convenient and everyone friendly”. (German)
“I feel I am progressing quite well with Spanish. The tutor has helped me considerably”.
“Our Course went at a good pace, we had fun and were encouraged to speak Italian at all times”.
“Excellent teacher who pushes you to practice and gain confidence. Very supportive group, overall it’s been very enjoyable. Also, good level of homework”. (French beginners)
“Our tutor is making French easy and fun! I cannot wait to start the next term – VERY happy!”
“Our tutor, makes the classes (French Lower intermediate) so enjoyable and interesting. Feel we all learn a lot and at the same time – laugh a lot!”
“Very high energy, enthusiastic teacher which made for a fun learning environment”. (Portuguese beginners)
“Great interactive lessons, encouraged to speak. Encouraging fun teacher”. (Portuguese beginners)
“The standard of French in our class has improved week by week. I am so confident now when speaking in French”.(French daytime)
“An enjoyable course with a committed group and teacher”. (Italian daytime)
ART, SPECIAL INTEREST & CREATIVE ART:
“I think the guitar class is fantastic and I come back all the time!”
“This class (Monday Writers) is very encouraging and inspiring – many thanks to the tutor!”
“Extremely rewarding, therapeutic and being able to integrate with a class, and the tutor who enable her professional floristry to make one feel extremely at ease” (Floristry beginners)
“…a fantastic teacher, very creative, enthusiastic and funny. A very interesting course. Very educating and entertaining”. (Floristry Intermediate)
“It is a very relaxed, friendly class. Tutor is so encouraging and supportive”. (Art in the Daytime)
“Wonderful instruction and feeling of class”. (Art in the Daytime)
“I have learnt so much from the leather craftwork course and finished my project to a high standard. I will be coming back next term!”
“Great tutor. I loved the opportunity to work on my own projects and also learn new techniques”. (Leather craftwork)
“Everyone feels at home in this (Cinema) course. The tutor is perfect at her job allowing comments without criticism. A perfect moderator of very well chosen films”.
“…..Every Thursday is an adventure”. (Cinema)
DANCE, FITNESS & WELLBEING:
“It was great to spend a term learning some more technical steps. Really good fun!” (Tap Improvers)
“Always fun and a very good work out!” (Tap Improvers)
“The Pilates teacher was very supportive and skilled, always made and effort to provide individual advice which was very much appreciated and very good value for money!”
“Our tutor was excellent – very calm with a good sense of humour and very experienced” (Pilates)
“Course made me feel fitter and more flexible”. (Pilates)
“The yoga sessions are very relaxing and stress relieving”.
“Gently personalised and inclusive”.(Yoga for improvers)
“Classes were very well planned to cater for the needs of the learners. Across the board there is a very positive and educative rapport between learners and tutors. Excellent locations for all classes”
– External Quality Assurance Expert.
Source: Course evaluation sheets, 2014 – 17