WHO we are?
We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland.
WHAT we provide?
Founded in 1903, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities.
In the West Midlands region, we provide an extensive range of courses from ESOL and Functional Skills, Tai Chi, Gentle Exercise, Literature to Poetry and Textile and much much more. Have a browse using our course search below.
WHERE we deliver?
West Midlands region covers the following areas: Birmingham and Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.
A lot of courses in the West Midlands region are delivered in areas of high deprivation such as Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley and Stoke-on-Trent. Nevertheless, region has a diverse mix of rural and urban populations to serve with rural population in areas such as Ledbury and Hereford. Around 12% of the region’s provision is delivered through branches and the rest is through the targeted programme.
Most of the provision takes place in community venues such as schools, community centres and places of worship but the region also has study centres and offices in Rugeley, Telford, Coventry, Worcester and Stoke-on-Trent. The region has over 150 active volunteers.
To read more about our provision and impact please click the image below to view The WEA West Midlands Annual Review 2014/15
WEST MIDLANDS ANNUAL REVIEW 2014/15