Monthly Archives: June 2014

Local author Maxine Linnell joins the WEA 101 tutor team

We are delighted to announce that local, published author, Maxine Linnell, is joining on us on Monday mornings to offer Creative Writing. Maxine says, ‘I’ve been teaching and writing most of my adult life, so it’s great to combine the two. … Continue reading

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Creative card makers get shirty!

Some of the great cards made by students on the creative card making courses in the spring and summer terms. Students tried out a whole host of techniques and themes such as cards for men (including these fun and quirky … Continue reading

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Asian dressmaking success

Students on the Improvers’ Asian Dressmaking course at Shama Women’s Centre are just completing their second year of study.  They have made excellent progress and share some pictures of clothes made below:   In September the WEA will be working … Continue reading

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Mark making magic

As part of national Adult Learners’ week last Monday, students at Deacon & Hardy Community Support (one of our community partners) had great fun trying out mark making with WEA tutor Rikke Digerud-Waring.  They used coloured inks and a variety of stamps … Continue reading

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Well done to Thursday’s level 1 and 2 maths group

‘Here’s a snap of my lovely Thursday morning, levels 1 and 2, maths students, taken last week during national Adult Learner’s Week,’ says Ceri Griffiths, tutor. ‘What a jolly bunch they are, even after a morning of converting measurements between systems. … Continue reading

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Plant painting and drawing art work on display

Congratulations to the students from Annabel Barratt’s Exploring Botantical Painting and Drawing who are currently displaying their work at Westcotes Library on Narborough Road, Leicester.  They have worked together as a team (morning and afternoon classes) to plan the exhibition, … Continue reading

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Heather’s incredible learning journey

Click to check out Heather’s learning journey in this short video: how a busy mum went from brushing up her maths and English skills to studying several Open University modules and running Beavers:  Heather’s story Start your learning journey this … Continue reading

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