I was on an active in age course where Janet was the tutor. At that time I was having personal and family problems so my confidence was at a low ebb. I didn't feel that I would be able to cope with the course and the work it involved. But Janet made the course very interesting and enjoyable. She did not know about my problems but she sensed that I worried about the work so she encouraged and helped me by giving me the confidence to carry on.
Adult Learners’ Week 13 – 19 June 2015
The WEA West Midlands held its International Women’s Day event on March 6th at the Old Library in the Custard Factory.
The Dolphin Centre, situated in Ward End Park, Birmingham, is a relatively new partner for the Birmingham organising team. The building had been standing empty for a number of years, and then was handed over to Norton Hall Children’s Centre, a mile away, with the brief of getting the centre used.
The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA), has received £116,419 from the Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities programme for its New Links project. The project will offer free English language lessons to new and settled migrants and also local people with lower literacy levels in the Hillfields and Foleshill areas of Coventry.