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Friday Conference Programme*
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09.00 Conference and morning workshop registration
Tea and coffee available
10.00 Welcome from the WEA
Ruth Spellman, Chief Executive WEA
John Taylor, WEA Chair of Trustees
10.20 Keynote address
Baroness Joan Bakewell
11.00 Workshops Session A
Engaging disadvantaged parents through partnerships with schools
Mental health and adult education
The environment and communities
11.55 Workshops Session B
Does cultural education matter?
Housing Associations and adult education
Digital inclusion: Challenges and opportunities?
Reaching marginalised communities
14.00 Workshops Session C
Women in Communities – learning for women by women
What is education with a social purpose?
14.50 Review of Conference
Marjorie Mayo, Goldsmiths Univeristy
15.00 Question Time Debate
The Role of Universities and Adult Education in Building Communities
David Hughes, Chief Executive, NIACE
Les Ebdon, Chief Executive, Office for Fair Access
Professor Tom Schuller
Professor Richard Taylor
Tricia Hartley, Campaign for Learning
16.00 Close of Conference
Ruth Spellman, Chief Executive of the WEA
*Programme and workshops subject to change.
Following the close of conference, the WEA will be holding the Olive Cordell Awards and regional awards ceremony between 4pm and 5pm.
The eastern centenary dinner will be held in the evening. For more information on the dinner, click on the flyer below.