We’re celebrating seven decades of working for learners in the city and a ‘good’ recent Ofsted report with a party.* The Ofsted boost was particularly heartening for an organisation that first opened its doors to adult learners in 1945. Originally… Continue Reading Friends Centre Celebrates
We’ve had coverage in this week’s Giving Times about our OFSTED report last month. Giving Times is an integrated digital news platform for the third sector enabling organisations of all sizes to have their voice heard and their activity recognised… Continue Reading Featured: Friends Centre’s OFSTED results in this week’s Giving Times
Click here to view the new Self Health brochure. Would you like to learn something new for FREE? Are you, or is someone you know finding it hard to go out, not sleeping, worrying, feeling stressed, anxious, sad or low?… Continue Reading Self Health Courses back for the Summer Term
The ‘Self Health’ Research Project has been accepted as part of ‘The Year of Education in Europe’ run by the European Association of the Education of Adults, EAEA. In 2017 EAEA wants to celebrate adult education and the work of… Continue Reading ‘Self Health’ Research Project featured in ‘The Year of Education in Europe’ run by the EAEA
We’ve been listed in FE Week after our OFSTED report was published a few days ago. The article is very positive, showing general improvement across the board for all colleges listed in the article from around the country. The specific… Continue Reading Featured: Friends Centre listed in report from FE Week
Are you a learner with us? You can now claim an NUS extra card if you’re currently studying classes with Friends Centre: Just go to https://cards.nusextra.co.uk to get started. Complete the form and choose ‘Friends Centre’ as your place of… Continue Reading Claim an NUS discount with Friends Centre
We’ve now received our official Ofsted report from our inspection last month. In our recent OFSTED report, Friends Centre was rated “Good” in part thanks to the overall increase in the achievement rates of the accredited qualifications on offer, in… Continue Reading Friends Centre rated GOOD by Ofsted
The Year of Education in Europe 2017! We are proud to be part of European Association for the Education of Adults, EAEA’s, campaign, the Year of Adult Education in Europe 2017! EAEA wants to celebrate adult education and the work… Continue Reading Celebrate The Year of Adult Education in Europe 2017
Adrienne Akenzua, a learner who studies under our Tai Chi tutor, Mat Ward, has published a sequel book to ‘The Boy who Talked to the Wind (A Tai Chi Journey)’ called ‘How Short is Tall‘. The book is available to… Continue Reading Tai Chi Learner publishes sequel!
Having difficulty coming up with gift ideas? Tired of talking about the same things at the Christmas Parties? Friends Centre can help. We have exciting new courses starting in January that can shake anyone’s winter blues. Whatever your interests,… Continue Reading Christmas is on the way!