• June 2018

Two Highly Commended in Festival of Learning Awards


Tulay Cenik Akfirat, a former WEA student and Michelle Lindsay-Baharie, a WEA tutor won Highly Commended Awards at the Festival of Learning 2018 awards.

Tulay was awarded English Language Learning Highly Commended Individual and Michelle Highly Commended Tutor for their exceptional achievements in adult learning. 

Top Honour for WEA Community Champion

Rehana Mohammed, an Area Education Manager at The WEA has been awarded an MBE for services to the education of marginalised women in Rochdale and Oldham in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Volunteer’s Week – Thank you to our incredible volunteers

It's Volunteer's Week and we want to say thank you to all our volunteers for everything you do. Our volunteers are at the heart of our work and are vital to supporting adult education across England and Scotland.