• May 2019

Chair of the Education Select Committee, Robert Halfon Visits WEA Course

Rt Hon Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow and Chair of the Education Select Committee visited a WEA course at the Marion Richardson Primary School in East London on Thursday 9th May to hear the impact of the WEA’s ESOL provision.

The purpose of the WEA course at Marion Richardson Primary School is to offer parents at the school the opportunity to develop speaking and listening skills in English and the chance to gain a qualification. The course is hosted within the school at a time and place suitable to parents.

Routes partnership awarded second round of funding

The Routes partnership of Community Works, The WEA, The Hangleton and Knoll Project, and Brighton Housing Trust (The Whitehawk Inn) has been awarded an additional £412k for the continuation of its work until 2021.  

The partnership operates in the Coast to Capital LEP area to help people on their journey into learning and employment with work placements, local learning opportunities and employability focused information and advice. The Routes project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.