• WEA Awards recognise inspirational lifelong learners and tutors

    A former boxer who overcame alcohol and substance abuse to get back into the ring as a coach has been crowned outstanding student of the year by the Workers’ Educational Association. Now in their sixth year, the awards celebrate the people – including learners, tutors and WEA staff – who have transformed their own lives

    20.00 Nov. 22nd, 2018 | News

  • WEA Awards recognise achievement against the odds

    Eight people who overcame all sorts of barriers to take their first steps towards teaching other adult learners have been crowned ‘the best student group’ at this year’s Workers’ Educational Association awards. Now in their fifth year, the awards celebrate the people – including learners, tutors and WEA staff – who have transformed their own

    22.49 Nov. 2nd, 2017 | News

  • Cable delighted with industrial strategy commitment to adult education

    The former secretary of state for business, innovation and skills has told FE Week he is “delighted” that the government’s industrial strategy green paper places a serious focus on improving adult education, in an exclusive interview. The new document out on January 23 acknowledged a “growing challenge” with training for older people. It committed to

    19.20 Jan. 26th, 2017 | News