The project aim is to help those who participate in learning how to work to a budget, improve literacy and numeracy skills, widen social circles and cook healthy meals.
Through getting involved in a range of creative writing projects, learners will develop a closer relationship to, and pleasure in, their own writing. Placing learners at the centre of their learning, no two WEA Creative Writing courses are alike. Past projects have seen learners publish books of their work, perform at venues throughout Glasgow or go on to take part in a variety of further learning.
Each Creative Writing Course run by the WEA is unique, responding to the needs and desires of each particular group.
The WEA has developed practical numeracy based training for charity shop volunteers to help increase charity shop surpluses and develop skills for everyday life and the retail sector
This workshop is aimed at supporting ESOL practitioners by raising awareness of cultural issues and their impact within the ESOL classroom.
To design, develop and deliver a tutor resource for adult learners with resources and activities to develop numeracy skills and an understanding of environmental issues and their impact on everyday lives.
The award-winning, Counting on a Greener Scotland tutor resource pack is the result of partnership working, innovative tutoring practices and student feedback from over ten years of the WEA’s involvement in Numeracy and Environmental studies. It was written in 2012 and updated in 2016 and has become increasingly important and highly relevant.