Monthly Archives: January 2013

It’s not too late to join a course at the 101 branch

Term is well under way now but it’s not too late to join some courses.  If you would like to start learning some new skills to help you when applying for jobs or maybe doing homework with the children, then … Continue reading

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What is a QR code? Something new to try out

What is a QR code?  Quick response code – a 2 dimensional bar code that you can scan to your smartphone and quickly access a website or webpage. How can I or do this?  Upload a Bar code app to … Continue reading

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Nomination for award

Jai Mandalia, student on one of our OCR CLAIT Plus courses, has been nominated by his tutor, Alka Champaneri, for a NIACE Learner Award. Jai says, ‘I’ve just been working through level 1 and 2 awards in New CLAIT.  I’ve   enjoyed … Continue reading

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Yoga student celebrates 90th birthday

On the 5th January WEA yoga student Douglas Taylor celebrated his 90th birthday with a special yoga class followed by a party with family and friends organised by Nerissa Fields and daughter Teresa. Doug who only starting practicing yoga in his 80s puts … Continue reading

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Experiment with drawing styles this February

Tutor, Annabel Barrett, is offering a preview of her February short course filled with opportunities to try experimental drawing. ‘Each session gives you three hours to explore various ways of using drawing materials,’ says Annabel.  ‘You will be encouraged to use your creativity as … Continue reading

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Spotted while delivering WEA 101 course brochures

An unsual sight caught Helen’s attention earlier this week when out and about delivering WEA 101 course brochures in the city centre.  Read more and see another picture in the ‘Leicester Mercury’.

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Brush up your Maths and English

Children back at school?  Time on your hands?  Or, looking for a job?   Then maybe 2013 is the year for you to brush up on your Maths and English. We offer small, friendly classes in a local venue just off … Continue reading

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