This years Suffolk Adult Learners Awards ceremony took place on Thursday 27 June at the University of Suffolk. The Awards are organised by the University of Suffolk and Suffolk County Council.
WEA ESOL Tutor Maria Beaumont was the winner of the Tutor of the Year award, and the Adult Signpost project was runner up in the Health and Wellbeing Impact Award category.
WEA West Midlands has formed successful community partnerships with the Dolphin Women’s Centre and Norton Hall Children and Family Centre, which have been positively maintained for the last 5 years. We have delivered a diverse range of courses for students in which to engage and progress on to including: Sewing, Functional Skills Numeracy, Community Interpreting, Drama and Gardening.
Ruth Spellman, CEO & General Secretary of the WEA is standing down from her current role with effect from 31st December 2019. Ruth has led the WEA through many changes and challenges over her 7 and half years of office and leaves us in a strong position as a national provider of high quality adult education, empowering adults through learning at all stages of life.
Rachel Turner (Education Coordinator, WEA Eastern) and Elizabeth Butterworth () presented a workshop at the national NATECLA (National Association of Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults) conference at Aston University in Birmingham this weekend.