This course will look at key areas of activism, from the history of activism to key figures who played a part in advocating change. 

We will look at social, political and economic reform; where we are today and what more we can do. You will gain an understanding of activism, reform and human rights.

You will produce your own activism poster and a speech advocating your own area of change OR a small presentation discussing your activism hero. The choice is yours!’

This is a non-residential 2-day course taking place at the college. This course has a total of 13 tutor delivery hours.

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

Saturday and Sunday

Level 1 Entry Level 3 
Learning Outcomes

Conflict - Advocacy and change

What is activism

History of activism and key activists in history

Types of activism

  • Political – protest and change
  • Social – social movement and its types
  • Reform – economic and socio-economic reform
  • Reform – environmental - Sustainable development goals
  • Human rights – what is freedom and liberty
  • Role of the media in activism – positive and negative

You can choose to have a look at more specific courses in each area, e.g. female strength