Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Beckett University is a higher education corporation that provides access to education for a wide range of learners, promoting cultural awareness and diversity through our curriculum. Our University offers a range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses across four faculties, having almost 30,000 students, 3,000 staff and 300,000 associate students through our network of 24 Partner colleges.
The Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University provides an opportunity to study film and television in the North of England. The Northern Film School values collaboration with other filmmakers and also recognises the need for active relationships within the wider community and in lifelong learning, and engages in actively recruiting from this wider community particularly through our Foundation Degree in Film and Television. Foundation Degree students and staff are involved in many, varied projects and Partnerships – through community engagement, festivals, museums, artists and production companies. Our University’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing undertakes research into the health status of individuals and communities, investigating issues including healthy communities, health promotion and men’s health, gender and wellbeing. Within the institute there is extensive expertise and a strong track record of research in themes around Active Ageing, civic and community participation and health.
Specifically, on ‘CINAGE’ this will include conducting a literature review of evidence on competencies for Active Ageing, civic and community involvement and health and wellbeing, integrating and validating those competencies through engaging with older citizens in Reflection and analyse groups, and ensuring that films selected and course strategies and modules illuminate and represent the competencies.