Category Archives: adult courses

New course: Russian History

The course will examine the factors which changed a small principality based in the settlement of Kiev into a super-power dominating two continents. It will show the importance of the country’s links with Western Europe and at the same time … Continue reading

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New Course: Philosophy: Post Truth and Populism – Rhetoric and Politics

The success of populists such as Donald Trump shows that rhetoric now has more influence in politics than truth – or does it? This course uses up to date research by political scientists and political theorists to examine the rhetoric … Continue reading

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Relaunch of Leicester Vaughan College

On Friday 27 October 2017, the relaunch of Leicester Vaughan College took place at the Leicester Adult Education College on Belvoir Street in Leicester. The relaunch was opened by Kerry Gray of Leicester Adult Education College who welcomed everyone and introduced … Continue reading

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Student Achievement Awards

On Tuesday 24 October, we held a presentation for our IT students who had achieved examination success in their Clait levels 1 and 2 and Text and Word levels 1 and 2 qualifications.  All students were taught by Alka Champaneri. The … Continue reading

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Two new courses: Movement and Dance

Want to up your exercise levels and have fun at the same time? Why not start dancing? WEA in association with Serendipity are offering dance class to people 45 and over. The classes will focus on posture which will help … Continue reading

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New Course: Family History Workshop

Dates:  25 October 2017 – 13 December 2017 Time:  1.30 pm – 3.30 pm Number of weeks:  7 Venue:  WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD Cost:  £53.90 Tutor:  Kevin Brown If you would like to enrol you can enrol … Continue reading

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New Course: Archaeology – Treasures of the Midlands

You may have heard of Tutankhamun’s tomb and Pompeii, but did you know there have been some amazing discoveries made right on your doorstep? From the coins of the Hallaton Hoard to the Saxon gold of the Staffordshire Hoard and … Continue reading

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