The theme for this year’s Festival is “The Five Ways to Well Being”, a theme that fits well with the ethos of the WEA and offers diversity in terms of workshops.
In December the Spoken English group from Leigh Road School went on a trip to the local Tesco supermarket. Armed with a task sheet, learners organised themselves into small groups of 2 or 3 to find the answers to questions, based on finding items and working out prices and good deals.
WEA's Techno Elders featured in BBC1's Inside Out West Midlands on Monday 17 December at 7:30pm, as the programme celebrated 50 years of Jamaican independence.
Cakes, cardmaking and carols capped off a cracking 2012 for the Community Health Education for Stoke-on-Trent (CHEST) project.
On a sunny, Winter’s day in Handsworth, members of St James’ ‘Spoken English’ class walked to Booth Street Metro station to catch the tram into the city centre. While we waited for our train we did some vocabulary revision using timetables and signs at the station. Once on the tram we discussed the fares and what everyone was going to say.