The WEA is a voluntary organisation which is committed to providing adult education through an inclusive, local and engaging way. Come and see what the WEA is all about...we may just have a course around the corner from you!
Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Sharp led a debate in the House of Lords on the role of adult education and lifelong learning in strengthening the UK economy. Demographic change in Britain and rapid technological advancement were cited as the two of the key challenges which our workplaces must adapt to.
Claire has attended the Hand and Machine Sewing course for 3 terms and has shown a real talent for sewing, producing some wonderful garments, soft toys, home textiles, and gifts. Claire came to the course after seeing a poster in her local town centre advertising tutoring in sewing.
WEA West Midlands held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 21st November at Royal Angus Hotel Birmingham.
The AGM this year reviewed and celebrated our successes as a region and looked at positive ways to build a more sustainable WEA.
In light of the Comprehensive Spending Review and overall tighter budgets there is a need think more sustainably whilst still delivering a quality learning experience for WEA students.
This is a short video with highlights from a WW1 project celebration event held by the Workers' Educational Association in the West Midlands (WEA).