Improve Your Conversational English

Meet the Lingo Links team – Shahy Aziz, Carole Clohesy and John Coster… we are talking about the Language Cafe that is hosted at the Documentary Media Centre, 14 Northampton Street, Leicester on the 1st Saturday of each month between 11:00am – 1:00pm. It is FREE to attend. If you are seeking English language one-to-oneContinue reading “Improve Your Conversational English”

Programme: Sunday 26th November

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities LearnContinue reading “Programme: Sunday 26th November”

L.A.B. Sessions – Learn | Access | Build

The 80 minute L.A.B. Sessions [Learn|Access|Build] can provide a one-off interactive opportunity to focus students around a social issue or act as the starting point for a project-based learning opportunity, in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge. L.A.B. Sessions – Learn | Access | Build The theme of workshops/talks/sessions have included: CommunityContinue reading “L.A.B. Sessions – Learn | Access | Build”

CJS Talk

By John Coster Some useful links to articles referenced during the talk. “G4S prides itself as “the first private company to open and run a prison in the UK”. The company’s involvement in the modern ‘prison industrial complex’ in Britain dates back to the ideologically driven privatisation of prisons by the Thatcher government.

Documentary Presentation – Uni of Leicester

University of Leicester ‘Documentary’ Presentation By John Coster Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th February 2015 Q. What is a documentary? A. Shorts, features….even CCTV! The definition I use…real people, real places, real events A documentary in any format – film, photography, audio or new media – can be powerful, effective and raise awareness of an issue.