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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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The WEA 101 was represented by Philippa Tydeman, Administrator at the Shama Women’s’ Centre AGM on Monday 31 October 2016. There was a fabulous display by our WEA sewing and knitting students lead by our experienced sewing tutor Tasneem Ali. Students also received … Continue reading

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Valentine’s day card competition

In February we held our first card making challenge. Students of the Thursday card making course were asked to submit cards inspired by love and romance. The wining card was chosen by the 101 branch committee who said they found it very difficult to choose … Continue reading

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WEA heart warming student stories

Many people have been able to completely change their lives by attending a WEA course.  Download Awards Booklet Awards Booklet to read some heart warming stories.  WEA 101 Branch’s very own tutor Tom Mottram is there on page 10. Make a … Continue reading

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Nomination for award

Jai Mandalia, student on one of our OCR CLAIT Plus courses, has been nominated by his tutor, Alka Champaneri, for a NIACE Learner Award. Jai says, ‘I’ve just been working through level 1 and 2 awards in New CLAIT.  I’ve   enjoyed … Continue reading

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How tall? Beach huts in December

Here are the Thursday morning maths students estimating how big a beach hut would be – yes in December! The task was to work out the scale of two beach hut fridge magnets I found at home- Ceri Griffiths maths … Continue reading

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Students on Spanish courses celebrate their success

Students on the Spanish Beginners and Beginners’ Plus courses celebrated their autumn term success last week.  Maria Beviar, tutor, explains that, ‘The pictures show the learners receiving their certificates of achievement, some of the prizes handed out, as well asposters made … Continue reading

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