WEA North East Spring Conference Friday 4th May - free places still available.
This year’s spring conference for WEA in the North East is a day featuring influential speakers and interactive sessions to consider the positive social purpose of adult education.
Running this Friday (4th May) at the Assembly Rooms in Newcastle registration kicks off at 9.30am.
Speakers include the WEA’s new Chief Executive Ruth Spellman, Dr Henry Tam and Dr Ilona Buchroth.
Professor John Field of Stirling University offers a viewpoint on the theme for the afternoon, prior to workshops in students shares their experiences and insights on the themes of Young People’s education, Women’s Health and volunteering and environmental issues from the members of the new WEA Green Branch in Newcastle.
There are still a few places left for the free conference. If you would like to attend please contact the WEA North East regional office by email on: email@example.com or by calling 0191 212 6100.
The image above from Wilkington Tutor Organiser Anne Wilson, shows a group of learners from Whitehaven and Workington recently successfully completed the Level 3 adult teacher training course: PTLLS (Preparing to Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) with the Workers' Educational Association. Haig Mining Museum and the Workers' Educational Association hosted a celebration event with the massive museum building and the newly commissioned banner to commemmorate Haig's miners making an impressive backdrop.