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Tutor Conference - Saturday 4th June 2016 from 9:45am at Bridge Mill, Ancoats, Manchester

Dear colleagues

We would like to invite you to the WEA North West Tutor Conference on Saturday 4th June 2016 from 9:45am to 3:00pm.

It is a chance to meet up with other tutors to talk about your WEA courses and share the successes and challenges of the past two terms. We will explore new curriculum ideas for September, discuss new processes and systems and look at ways to improve our students’ experience for 2016/17.

Europe, Democracy and Citizenship in the 21st Century


From 18th April 2016 the WEA will be running a course entitled Europe, Democracy and Citizenship in the 21st Century (course number C3839216). The course takes place over a six week period from 1pm to 4pm on Monday afternoons at the People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER. You can enrol online here or through contacting the WEA NW regional office.


Talk English Students Welcomed at Liverpool Town Hall

The Workers’ Educational Association in Liverpool are currently running a project called Talk English. This involves supporting students to volunteer to teach English in their communities. Most of these students are refugees or asylum seekers who are choosing to give up their time to improve their English skills and help their communities here in Liverpool.

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A talk on Anton Chekhov

WEA Tutor Organiser, Andy Jurgis, is giving a talk titled "Anton Chekhov: A Great Life" on behalf of the WEA at Weaver Words Frodsham Literature Festival. This event takes place from 10am to 12noon on Thursday 7 April 2016 at Frodsham Community Centre (Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN).

You can find further information and booking details via this link:

New WEA course on Europe, democracy and citizenship

European Democracy and Citizenship in the 21st Century:

Students are encouraged to explore the broad concepts of democracy and citizenship in Europe. You are introduced to the institutions of the European Union (EU) and how citizens can influence change. There is also an opportunity to research an aspect of particular interest as well as meeting with Members of the European Parliament for discussion. Students enrolling on this course will have priority for the limited places available on a study visit to Brussels from 14 - 18 November 2016.