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WEA - Adult Learning Courses

The WEA (Workers' Educational Association) is a charity and the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of adult education, delivering over 9,500 part-time courses for over 70,000 people each year in England and Scotland.

Contacts details

Address:18 Mary Seacole Road
PL1 3JY
Telephone number: 01752 666184
Website address: https://www.wea.org.uk
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Founded in 1903, the WEA is a charity and the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of adult education, delivering over 9,500 part-time courses for over 70,000 people each year in England and Scotland.

OUR VISION:
"A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society"

OUR MISSION:

  • Raising educational aspirations
  • Bringing great teaching and learning to local communities
  • Ensuring there is always an opportunity for adults to return to learning
  • Developing educational opportunities for the most disadvantaged
  • Involving students and supporters as members to build an education movement for social purpose
  • Inspiring students, teachers and members to become active citizens

Our work includes:

  • Drug and alcohol rehab centres
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health issues
  • Family learning

There are many different types of courses - click here to find a course, including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Community and family
  • English, Maths and IT
  • Health and lifestyle
  • History and culture
  • Languages and writing
  • Sciences
  • Performing arts
  • Work-related
Based: Nationally based
  • 17 to 25 years old
  • 26 to 64 years old
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health

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