UCC Diploma Leadership in the Community in the Ballyhoura Area - Expressions of Interest Ballyhoura Development is working in partnership with University College Cork (UCC) to deliver a QQI Level 7 Leadership in the Community programme in the Ballyhoura area. We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest! Who is it for? This programme is targeted at people who are: Curious about the way local communities develop; Active in local communities; Interested in developing services and resources in local communities; Open to becoming more involved in local events. What's involved? This University Adult Continuing Education Diploma delivered in the Ballyhoura area will provide: A platform for discussion and debate; A Forum for shared practice; Access to the theory that influences Community Development; Activities that enable you to develop your existing expertise. A QQI Level 7 Diploma will facilitate progression to further education or employment in the field. This is a part-time programme that involves participants attending lectures and workshops one night a week over two years in the Ballyhoura area. The programme includes: Group work skills; History and Theory of Community Development; Principles and Practice in Youth & Community Work; Social Analysis; Leadership and Management in the Community; Work Placement with a community organisation; Research Skills. There are no exams. Assessment is assignment based and includes learning logs, a community profile, group projects, presentations, essays and a practical placement. Interested? You can express your interest via the below link: Expression of Interest Closing date for Expressions of Interest: Friday 16th September 2022 For further information contact Laura Moloney McCarthy at [email protected] or 086 3959361. Booking for this event has now closed.