The WEA (@WEAadulted )

The WEA

Bio The WEA - An educational charity promoting the value of adult education for all, provider of part time #AdultEducation since 1903. #AdultEducationWorks
Location England and Scotland
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Account created 24-06-2011 00:56:33
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Android : We are delighted to announce we have been granted further funding by the ESF to continue delivering unemployment projects across Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Halton and Lancashire. #ESF #WEA #AdultEducation #Unemployment

iPhone : Like many celebrations #BurnsNight is a little different this year, but we don’t need to go far to appreciate the great poems of Robert Burns. Sláinte Mhath!

Hootsuite Inc. : Glastonbury might be cancelled, but you can still pop your wellies on and join our online festival of Literature and Heritage. Courses from just £5!

wea.org.uk/wea-festival-l…

Twitter Web App : Having read the #FEWhitePaper #PlanForJobs, our CEO, Simon Parkinson welcomes the lifelong learning focus, but questions whether it will help those with no or low qualifications facing unemployment or at risk of redundancy. See our statement at wea.org.uk/news-events/ne…

Twitter Web App : Our CEO Simon Parkinson and WEA student Louise took part in a chat with BBC Radio Leeds BBC Radio Leeds this afternoon, talking about how adults can upskill themselves digitally. Listen to the interview here: youtube.com/watch?v=8t8RNu…

Android : Worth listening to this to hear Louise a The WEA student talk about digital skills, Spanish language and dancing with #Abba. There really is something for everyone at the WEA #speakup4adulted twitter.com/weaadulted/sta…

Twitter Web App : Our CEO Simon Parkinson and WEA student Louise took part in a chat with BBC Radio Leeds BBC Radio Leeds this afternoon, talking about how adults can upskill themselves digitally. Listen to the interview here: youtube.com/watch?v=8t8RNu…

Twitter Web App : The WEA Simon Parkinson agree for a better society we need the new lifelong focus to truly address the breadth of lifelong learning needs. Inc. skills development, first steps back into learning, activities that broaden horizons and empowers community engagement. twitter.com/WEAadulted/sta…

Twitter Web App : The more we look at the White Paper the more we see scope for filling in the gaps. A few more thoughts from the WEA about where the conversation needs to go next: bit.ly/3iAN5mb

Twitter Web App : Having read the #FEWhitePaper #PlanForJobs, our CEO, Simon Parkinson welcomes the lifelong learning focus, but questions whether it will help those with no or low qualifications facing unemployment or at risk of redundancy. See our statement at wea.org.uk/news-events/ne…

Twitter Web App : The Skills For Jobs White Paper looks to boost the economy through investment in technical skills. The UK also needs investment to bring up levels of literacy, numeracy and digital skills. We need to level up adult learning for all. #planforjobs twitter.com/GavinWilliamso…

Android : Thanks again Tesfenews) 's Twitter Profile">Tes Further Ed Tes for giving The WEA space to highlight this important issue. Progress being made but loads more to do. Families sharing one device whilst trying to work from home & home school & trying to afford data alongside food & utilities. This is fixable. twitter.com/tesfenews/stat…

Android : With over 1800 courses being booked for 2021 the WEA have online courses to suit everyone. If you want to find out more have a look at their website for courses near you. The WEA
wea.org.uk/nyny2021

Android : From a 1hr lecture to a short course over a few weeks, this January WEA festival provides an opportunity to learn more about a favourite subject or develop a new interest and connect with new friends. From £5.wea.org.uk/wea-festival #lifelonglearning #adultedu #newfriends twitter.com/WEAadulted/sta…

Hootsuite Inc. : With a full programme of events, our literature and heritage festival is here to banish the January blues. From history to books, movies to art, we've got something for everyone. wea.org.uk/wea-festival

Android : #adulteducation has played a key role in giving a first and second chance to many people. That service is virtually non existent these days! Never has there been a time to invest and empower individuals and communities to help themselves and help their families

Twitter Web App : Claudia Huth recently took part in a series of The WEA creative writing classes with UNISON Scotland. Her poem, 'Covid Covid', reflects on months of fear and disruption. It emphasises the labour of the workers who we've all depended on since last March. conter.co.uk/your-stories/2…