Category Archives: General interest

New Course: The Family at War: family history and the Home Front 1914-18

Family and social history on the WW1 home front, each session reflects on how your family might have been affected. We consider the politics, home economics and sheer terror of the period.  A course for those with an interest in … Continue reading

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New Course: Silk Painting

Experienced WEA Tutor Roz Beeson is offering a new course on Silk painting. Learn the vibrant and exciting art of Painting on Silk. As well as painting, we will explore the use of resist techniques, using salt or sugar to … Continue reading

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Summer Courses

We are taking bookings for courses starting next term.  Please call us on 0116 2556614 to show an expression of interest, book online at  https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online/login.aspx, ring to book with a credit/debit card on 0113 245 3304 or send a cheque to us at WEA, … Continue reading

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Leicester Mercury Article

We have a two full page article in today’s (4 January 2017) Leicester Mercury (pages 32 and 33).  The article talks about the courses we run in Leicester, our Older and Wiser Project, inviting people to join us as students, tutors, … Continue reading

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Spanish Improvers

Interested in improving your Spanish? Come along and expand your knowledge by developing and gaining new skills that will help improve your understanding of the language and the culture. Take your Spanish to a higher level! Start Date: 17 Jan … Continue reading

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BCS Digital Skills

Digital Skills is a project based qualification made up of engaging, fun to learn units, with interactive online tests at the end of each module. It is officially accredited on the Register of Regulated Qualifications so you gain a recognised … Continue reading

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Student Success

Nicola Sim, has successfully completed the Using ICT Entry Level 3 Qualification and is now looking to learn how to create websites on the course – IT for Me. Nicola says,” I enjoy coming to the WEA. I have attend … Continue reading

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