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South East and East Central Scotland Spotlight

WEA Scotland delivers outstanding adult learning throughout Scotland. Each month in this section we will focus on one of our regions and showcase the impacts and differences WEA Scotland is making to individuals and their local communities.

We want to improve the life chances of those who are disadvantaged by giving them local access to high quality learning.

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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

What Scotland Learned from Lockdown

WEA Scotland is currently featured in two publications regarding the adaptations the organisation has made to maintain continuity of service to learners partners and funders during COVID 19

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Director's May 2022 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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New fund to tackle digital divide

A new £250,000 programme has been launched as part of an ongoing effort to digitally connect the most vulnerable members of communities in Scotland.

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Coronavirus update from WEA Scotland

This news section aims to provide updates on the actions WEA Scotland is taking in relation to Coronavirus.

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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. “We aim to address these issues through adult education. Read our Impact Report to see the differences the WEA has made to individuals and communities in the past year”

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WEA update for partners

We have created an update for our partners on our response to the current pandemic both nationally and locally.

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