WEA publishes adult education impact report 2020

Following the year of lockdown and challenges involved, the WEA have published their 2020 adult education impact report looking at how the crisis sparked a transformation Research within demonstrates some key challenges ahead including: 9 in 10 workers will need some form of reskilling by 2030 estimates suggest around 9 million people lack basic digital…

9-week online Skills for Volunteers course with WEA from 22 Feb

WEA is running a funded Skills for Volunteers course on Mondays from 22 February to 19 April. The online course will take place from 2-4pm, with free places available for individuals on a means-tested benefit. For further information, please see the poster below:

Helping with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Online Course

WEA, in partnership with MaTReC, is running an online Helping with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Course. An initial assessment session will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 24 February, with the full course starting on Wednesday 3 March for ten weeks. The course is FREE to anyone claiming a means-tested benefit.

WEA Introduction to Beauty for Beginners course starts on Fri 14 Feb

The WEA, in partnership with ACT, is running an Introduction to Beauty for Beginners course in Firvale from Friday 14 February. The course – which has some funded places for people on benefits – is designed to teach people with an interest in beauty basic skills and techniques.

Level 1 Community Interpreting Course; Initial Assessment on Mon 13 Jan

WEA is running a Level 1 Community Interpreting Course at Sheffield Learning Centre in Attercliffe in the new year. Individuals who are interested in joining the course need to undertake an Initial Assessment on Monday 13 January at 10am. The assessment takes three hours to complete. For further information, please see the poster below:

WEA to run free Healthy for Life course from Tues 29th Jan

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is to run a FREE seven-week course designed to help adults develop their skills and confidence in health and wellbeing. ‘Healthy for Life’ will take place from Tuesday 29th January until 19th March at The Sanctuary, 37-39 Chapel Walk, Sheffield, S1 2PD. Modules will include healthy living, interpersonal skills and…

FREE places on WEA family history course for clients receiving income-related benefits

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is offering free places on a ‘Genealogy and Researching your Family History’ course to individuals receiving income-related benefits. The course, run by historian Laura Alston, will explore the techniques involved with building a family tree, including accessing census information and searching for documents. The one-hour course will take place at…