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Sebastian Hanley's Press Release (4)

WEA launches Manifesto for Adult Education

For the first time in its 111 year history, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is launching a manifesto with key recommendations for the adult education sector. The move marks a return to the charity’s campaigning roots, with the aim of putting lifelong learning firmly back on the public agenda ahead of…


Added by Sebastian Hanley on July 8, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments


President of Birkbeck University, Baroness Joan Bakewell is set to call for major changes in the education system to give “so-called skivers” a chance to learn.

Baroness Bakewell is due to give the keynote speech at the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) biennial conference in Cambridge on…


Added by Sebastian Hanley on October 10, 2013 at 9:49 — No Comments

Free education courses in the West Midlands for adults taking part in research

The educational charity the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) in the West Midlands has been awarded £19,000 by The Rayne Foundation to develop and deliver a research project in collaboration with the University of Oxford.…


Added by Sebastian Hanley on September 18, 2013 at 11:43 — No Comments

WEA to take public spending debate to its members

Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA), Ruth Spellman, outlines her view as to what next week's Spending Review should contain

Over the coming weeks we will hear plenty of views about the outcomes of the Spending Review, to be…


Added by Sebastian Hanley on June 20, 2013 at 12:53 — No Comments

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