Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer tea party!

Learners at the Nia Centre in the city, have been working with their WEA tutor, Rikke Digerud-Waring, on a special summer tea party project. Rikke says, ‘We had a tea party yesterday after making paper mache foam tea cups and … Continue reading

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Update on our new computer room

The new computer room is fitted with its new staircase.  Electrics now being fitted.

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Students share their poems

Students in the summer term’s Creative Writing course wrote some poems in their final session based on ‘kennings.’  What are these you may be asking?  Simply put – short, snappy, descriptive, emotive poems.  (Check out this link if you want a more grammatical answer). … Continue reading

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Congratulaltions on excellent attendance

Students Angela Craus and Pradeep Parmar were recently presented with certificates for 100% attendance by WEA 101 Branch Organiser, Helen Salisbury. Angela and Pradeep have been working towards a Functional skills qualification in English.   Ros Taylor, WEA tutor, has been working with … Continue reading

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Beautiful cushions made by students

Students at the Shama Womens’ Centre have been learning new sewing and design skills. WEA tutor, Tas Ali, explains, ‘The students only started this new course in January this year.  They began by practising a range of design skills and by … Continue reading

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Learners delighted with nature course

Learners in the city centre have fed back that they have been delighted with their new course, Exploring Wildlife. The course has been offered in conjunction with our community partner, the Leicester City Social Inclusion Team.  WEA tutor, Rupert Simms, … Continue reading

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Our new computer room is underway

The contractors have been on a site a week and the transformation of the ‘conference room’ on the lower ground floor is well under way.  We are opening up the rear lobby area and the conference room to make a lower … Continue reading

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