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  • May 10, 2021

    No Health Without Mental Health

    AEW supported Mental Health Awareness Week during 10-14 May. We continued to highlight the importance of learning as a way to help improve and maintain mental health and wellbeing.In 2011 the government promoted the slogan, ‘no health without mental health’, a decade later suicide still accounts for over 6500 deaths in the UK, 75% of which are men…
  • May 10, 2021

    Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

    Help AEW to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Despite the end of Lockdown and a confirmed plan to exit COVID restrictions there is still a need for us all to look after our mental health. There has never been a greater need to make contact with other people and one of the best ways to meet new people with similar interests is to join a course.AEW…
  • Mar 04, 2021

    World Book Day - 4th March 2021

    With reading and writing at the heart of learning and communication Adult Education is celebrating this national awareness day and is encouraging everyone to read more.Reading can take you on an amazing journey, it can fill your mind with a wealth of information, expand your knowledge and help develop and open your mind to new possibilities.What…
  • Feb 12, 2021

    #52Weeks52Speaks

    “Putting adult community education back into the national conversation.”What is #AdultConversations?#AdultConversations is a national campaign for 2021 which will incorporate a set of events with the aim to amplify and redefine adult community education clearly for all sectors. A website has been set up where a different contribution will be…
  • Feb 12, 2021

    Look after your health and Wellbeing during lockdown

    Adult Education Wolverhampton are aware that this pandemic has hit everyone hard and our health and mental wellbeing has been affected. Having good mental health is an important part of helping us relax, enjoy our lives and reach our goals. Not seeing loved ones and having to stay inside has created difficulties for a lot of us. Finding a balance…
  • Feb 11, 2021

    Your local college - Adult Education Wolverhampton

    We are open and we are your local college. Why travel miles to study when Adult Education Wolverhampton is on your doorstep. Think you can’t afford to return to learning? There are many opportunities for financial support particularly at Level 3 including Access to Higher Education and Teaching Assistant Award Level 3Adult Education Wolverhampton…
  • Jan 22, 2021

    Time to talk day - 4 February 2021

    Help AEW to celebrate and promote Time to Talk Day on Thursday 4 February 2021.In the middle of lockdown number 3 there has never been a greater need to make contact with other people, whether that's texting a friend or just chatting to a colleague you know will be on their own or is struggling with their mental health. AEW is encouraging you to…
  • Jan 21, 2021

    Learn while you work

    Are you a local employer who wants to develop the skills of your staff? Have you furloughed staff and you want to support their health and wellbeing?Adult Education Wolverhampton has a range of exciting short courses ideal for you and your workforce.The courses are FREE and can be accessed online either in the workplace or in the comfort of the…
  • Jan 18, 2021

    How to Succeed in Customer Service

    This course is aimed at those who want to work in any job that will require customer service skills or improve their current customer service skills. It will provide you with an understanding of why customer service is important and how to be customer confident.Activities will include: What is customer service Why is customer service important…
  • Jan 18, 2021

    Apply to be part of 5G in 5 Days

    Make your passion for innovation a reality by becoming an ambassador for the West Midlands by exploring how 5G is set to revolutionise our lives. Do you want to explore 5G and how it is changing the way we use devices, connectivity and data? By opening up a world of exciting possibilities across business, transport, healthcare and manufacturing,…
  • Jan 14, 2021

    Everyone Needs Digital Skills!

    ICT usage is becoming more and more important in day-to-day life, as people become dependent on their digital devices. It is even more important as England enters another national lockdown. What better way is there to keep connected with friends and family and digital skills have become essential in making it possible for more of us to work from…
  • Jan 14, 2021

    Adult Education loans laptops to narrow digital divide

    Adult Education Wolverhampton has launched a laptop loan scheme to support students who are unable to access online learning and resources from home. Resources are limited and are offered on a first come first served basis. Current Adult Education Wolverhampton students who require support are asked to contact the Student Services team on 01902…
  • Jan 08, 2021

    Taking care of yourself

    Things may feel hard right now but these are unusual times and things will get better. Remembering to practise self-care helps us to cope when things feel difficult and uncertain. Why not give some of the following tips a try: Connect Explore ways you can keep in touch with people. Using technology like zoom, skype or WhatsApp to have a video chat…
  • Jan 08, 2021

    Learn while you work

    Are you a local employer who wants to develop the skills of your staff? Have you furloughed staff and you want to support their health and wellbeing? From January we have a range of exciting short courses ideal for your workforce. Many of the courses are free and for some you will only need to pay the exam fee. Courses can be accessed online…
  • Nov 11, 2020

    National Safeguarding Week

    Adult Education Wolverhampton is proud to support and promote this year’s National Safeguarding Week being held on 16th - 22nd November 2020. In this extraordinary year more than ever it’s important to look after ourselves and look out for others. Many people are experiencing challenges whilst living in the midst of this pandemic from struggling…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    World Mental Health Day 2020

    "Education saved my Life….Learning can help to save your life too." Adult Education Wolverhampton is supporting World Mental Health Day this October. Our aim is to raise mental health awareness. By taking part in learning, we want to help you to improve your health and mental wellbeing, helping you to develop your confidence and resilience as you…
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    Aug 19, 2020

    GCSE Results 2020

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    GCSE English & maths students
    Thursday 20 August is results day. Adult Education Wolverhampton (AEW) congratulate its GCSE English and maths students for successfully completing and passing their GCSE qualifications. After an unusual year of teaching and learning due to the COVID pandemic, AEW is proud to announce that its pass rates in English & maths have…
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    Aug 05, 2020

    Virtual GCSE Results Day

    Thursday 20 August is GCSE results day If you studied for an English or maths GCSE this year at Adult Education Wolverhampton (AEW) join us virtually to get your results. Good luck to you from all the staff at AEW. You should have received an email asking you to complete a pre-registration form to book your call with our Exams Officer, if not…
  • Jun 24, 2020

    Supporting PRIDE and diversity

    Adult Education Wolverhampton promotes learning to all of Wolverhampton’s diverse communities What is Pride Month? June is an amazing celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. It's an important time for us to realise how much work still needs to be done when it comes to fighting for equality and visibility for all people, regardless of sexual…
  • Feb 14, 2020

    Improve your ICT Skills

    Interested in improving your ICT skills? The ITQ Level 1 Award is appropriate for you if you already have some basic computer skills and would like to develop these further: to support you at work to increase your employability prospects to participate in the increasingly digital world we live in The course will run for 20 weeks starting in March…
  • Oct 23, 2019

    Student Gateway to Success

    Adult Education Wolverhampton is excited to announce the official launch of their Student Gateway on Friday 22nd November. Councillor. Dr Michael Hardacre, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, will cut the ribbon to open the Student Gateway; Advisory Board members, staff and student representatives will join him to the mark the occasion.The…
  • Oct 17, 2019

    Interested in training as a teacher?

    The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introduction to teaching. The award is appropriate for teachers, tutors and trainers who may be working within FE, Community Learning and Skills, Independent Learning Providers or the 3rd Sector (volunteering).The course will run from January to July 2020 on Tuesday evenings (16:00 – 18:30)…
  • Oct 17, 2019

    Community Interpreting

    Do you have a full Level 1 in ESOL or English? Are you interested in Community Interpreting? The course will run on Thursday afternoons from January to July 2020.What are the benefits of this course? You will learn how to use language skills to the best advantage You will learn about the sectors where interpreters may be required to work You will…
  • Aug 05, 2019

    Flexible ESOL

    Do you work different shifts each week? Adult Education Wolverhampton are offering a new ESOL course for people who work shifts and can’t attend our regular classes.Flexible classes on Friday morning or Friday afternoon lets you fit learning around your work pattern.Improve your English at the best time for you! How to join a class Classes on…
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