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         Your Learning Journey






         Starting a college course may seem daunting, for various reasons but at Southend Adult Community College you will
         be inspired by the warmth and charm of our centres and our dedicated team where a sense of community thrives.
         Individuals from all backgrounds and ages are part of our learning community. Our diversity exposes us to different
         experiences and opinions that help our learners grow.

          Your Safety                                          Your Learning

          Due to the Coronavirus outbreak we have made         We currently offer 3 types of course: In-person,
          changes across all our sites to offer a safe space for our   Online and Blended. In-Person learning is classroom
          community whilst adhering to the current Government   based and organised into small groups. All our
          guidelines. These changes will remain under constant   classrooms are adapted adhering to social distancing.
          review to give our learners safe access to class room   Classroom sessions are an opportunity to complete
          based learning to compliment the virtual learning we offer.   any outstanding work, liaise with staff and get the
                                                               support you need. Your learning will take place in one
                  To protect learners and staff and slow the
                                                               room with one tutor throughout your session at The
                   spread of the COVID-19. It is recommended
                                                               College. There will be no shared computer use. We also
                   that Face Masks be worn in college. Masks
                                                               offer Online Courses, for these you will need an email
                   will be mandatory in order to enter all college
                                                               address, a reliable internet connection, and a computer/
                  sites. The requirement also applies to walking
                                                               laptop/tablet. Your device will need a microphone and
          through areas, including hallways, classrooms and in
                                                               preferably a camera. Our Blended Courses offers a
          the Café areas. Please keep in mind to exercise physical
                                                               mixture of both Online and In-Person learning.
          distancing and hygiene guidelines whilst at College.
                                                               To participate in online classes you will need an
                                                               email address, a reliable internet connection, a
          Your Experience
                                                               computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser
          The College has undertaken risk assessments and      (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a
          changes have been made to all our locations. To      microphone, and preferably a camera.
          familiarise you with the adaptations and changes
          we have in place, a learner induction highlighting the
          importance of following Government recommendations
          whilst in and around The College will form part your first
          classroom session.

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