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Science for A Successful Scotland

WEA contribute to innovative Science for A Successful Scotland open educational resource contributing to the STEM Education and Training Strategy for Scotland.


Thanks to this course I started to feel more confident and I started to believe in me,
I would very much like to continue studying

ESOL - learner

Made me understand the importance that adult education can play in improving people's lives.

G.M. Volunteer - Falkirk

It gave me further insight into issues adults face with literacy and how I could look out for this with the adults I work with.

PDA SALL - Student

Excellent course, I had very limited knowledge of dyslexia so found this course very useful. Good use of activities and real life examples

Dyslexia Awareness - Student

Latest News

Reach out project

The Award winning Reach Out project is a genuinely non-discriminatory project, which values its learners equally. It works with particularly marginalised and vulnerable people, and successfully employs an empowering adult learning approach with many of those for whom the service 'model' would be more likely to be a therapeutic intervention.

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Director's May update

WEA Scotland Director Ray McCowan provides an overview of recent learner successes and achievements and the differences the WEA is making to individuals and communities across Scotland

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We are all numbers people

The UK’s first National Numeracy Day – 18th May 2018. Poor numeracy costs the UK economy over £20bn every year, nearly half (49%) of UK working age adults currently have the numeracy levels that we expect of primary school children, and this is having a significant negative impact on them, employers and society overall. WEA Scotland is a National Numeracy day champion helping to promote the campaign. Click “find out more" to see how you can get involved.

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WEA Scotland Courses

WEA Scotland run a variety of courses across the county... check if there is something for you.

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WEA's focus in Scotland

An effective vehicle for economic and social justice, a strong adult learning sector is key to the future of Scotland. The WEA's own vision and mission is about social cohesion and critical thinking, empowering people to make the right decisions for them and their communities.

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Partnership working continues to be an important aspect of our work...

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