Shame: Barriers in Adult Education
VALBEC are pleased to offer members and friends of VALBEC a special webinar presented by Holly Armstrong – Head of Student Success for Advance EDU, Denver Colorado.
How can shame impact adult learners and how can we help them build their confidence and competence?
This presentation is designed for adult educators and anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the ways that shame may be one of the biggest obstacles for adults in the classroom. Learn practical strategies to help students navigate those obstacles while building shame resilience based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown and the experiences of real adult learners.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND ANY NEW REGISTRATIONS WILL BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST.
DATE: Friday 23rd October 2020
TIME: 9 – 10am AEDT
COST: VALBEC Members Free / Non-members $20
Holly Armstrong has supported adult learners in multiple contexts, and for the past 5 years specifically worked with non-traditional and struggling college students. She has also seen shame impact learners in all levels of the U.S. education system as a remedial reading teacher, instructional coach, director of literacy and curriculum, and creating instructional intervention programs. She is now the Head of Student Success for AdvanceEDU, a U.S. nonprofit that aims to increase college and career access by providing personalised and flexible support for students who need it most.