Residential at the college

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 May 2021 - 30th May 2021 (3 Days - 2 Nights) 

Level 1 


7th July 2021 - 9th July 2021 (3 Days - 2 Nights)

Level 1 /2 


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