Category Archives: WEA 101 Branch

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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WEA Awards 2017

On Thursday 2 November the WEA Awards were held at the offices of KPMG, Mayfair, London. The awards are a celebration of WEA learning and values with regional and national awards for students, tutors, volunteers, partners and staff. We are pleased … Continue reading

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Retirement after 37 years with the WEA

Mick Dickman has been locking up the 101 Hinckley Road Centre for the last 37 years.  Without fail, whatever the weather Mick has come out each evening to lock the building up.  He has also been our maintenance chap for the past … 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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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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Autumn 2017 Brochure

Our Autumn 2017 brochure for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is now available. If you would like a copy posting or emailing, please call us on 0116 2556614 or email 101leicester@wea.org.uk  

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