Can I use the JLC workshops for the Skills section of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

Yes you can.  We are a licensed Approved Activity Provider for the Skills section of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards. You will need to attend the required number of JLC weekly workshops (term time) and our additional holiday workshops allow you to complete within a 3 month or 6 month or 12 month time [...]

By |2022-05-25T14:17:01+01:00October 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Can I use the JLC workshops for the Skills section of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

What are the JLC Online Safety Rules?

After you book you will receive a Zoom link and passcode.  A tutor will be admitting each participant from the waiting room into the main room, and the Zoom name MUST match the name of the participant on our register to be allowed into the main room.  Screens and microphones are activated as soon [...]

By |2022-06-21T13:48:24+01:00September 18th, 2020|Comments Off on What are the JLC Online Safety Rules?

What are the dates of the term-time online workshops for 2022-2023?

New online workshops each week run as follows: Autumn Term 2022: Workshops run Sat-Thurs in the weeks beginning 17 September, 24 September, 1 October, 8 October, 15 October 5 November, 12 November, 19 November, 26 November, 3 December Spring Term 2023: Workshops run Sat-Thurs in the weeks beginning 7 January, 14 January, 21 January, [...]

By |2022-06-21T13:51:30+01:00July 25th, 2020|Comments Off on What are the dates of the term-time online workshops for 2022-2023?

What should the student expect to gain from the sessions?

To develop the underlying skills for debate and public speaking. Skills which are useful for anyone, aged 8-80 To engage in debates, games and activities that are fun, stimulating and thought-provoking To hear tips and feedback within the session, from tutors who are experts in their field To have a space to practise, imagine [...]

By |2021-11-17T09:20:15+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on What should the student expect to gain from the sessions?

Can I join at any point?

Yes, you can, subject to availability.  Workshops operate on a rolling basis, with new themes and topics covered each week.  We do not repeat term time workshops, so every week we cover new stimulating themes over a minimum of a 2 year period.  This allows students to progress through our completion levels, covering different [...]

By |2021-11-17T09:28:54+00:00July 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Can I join at any point?

What do you teach in the workshops?

The JLC programme consists of regular Zoom  workshops which teach the key transferable skills of a lawyer through games, role-plays, debates and team challenges.  Our panel of tutors includes lawyers and actors, all DBS checked and fully trained in the JLC teaching methods. Students build confidence and ability in debate and public speaking skills, in a [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:21:27+00:00April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on What do you teach in the workshops?

What is the JLC Certification and Award Programme?

The JLC Certification Programme Students can follow the programme by signing up to one workshop, several workshops, or by following the workshops over a number of months and gaining exams and certificates along the way. The full programme consists of 10 completion levels which students.  Every five classes attended amounts to one completion level and [...]

By |2021-11-17T09:23:52+00:00April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on What is the JLC Certification and Award Programme?

Will my child have a chance to speak in the workshops if they are very shy?

Yes certainly. We organise the activities and roles in the workshop to encourage all children to engage in the class, and vary their roles in the activities, whilst ensuring that the atmosphere and feedback is supportive and encouraging.

By |2020-07-02T13:10:26+01:00April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Will my child have a chance to speak in the workshops if they are very shy?

What are the IT requirements?

Connection: A good broadband connection is essential. We must be able to hear you properly for you to participate in the activities. Lagging/connectivity - check your broadband connection against the Zoom minimum requirements which are as an absolute minimum: 2.0 Mbps upload and download for single screen.  These are an absolute minimum and you may still [...]

By |2021-06-11T16:12:58+01:00April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on What are the IT requirements?

What about soft skills?

These are developed during the workshops as students interact and present in different roles and social situations. They are given feedback on their performance, with positive suggestions for building on their abilities. Leadership, teamwork, resilience and self-confidence are some of the key life skills the students will develop throughout the programme.

By |2020-07-02T13:11:30+01:00April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on What about soft skills?

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