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!
Adrienne Akenzua, a learner who studies under our Tai Chi tutor, Mat Ward, has published a book called ‘The Boy who Talked to the Wind (A Tai Chi Journey)’. The book is available to buy on Amazon at £4.99. Adrienne… Continue Reading Tai Chi Learner publishes book
Take part in our Mental Health Research Project ‘Self Health’ is part of a government funded National Adult Education Mental Health Research Project. As part of this project we are delivering free courses in a range of subjects and measuring… Continue Reading Free courses for people with mild to moderate mental health challenges
Get Socially Active is a new project funded by Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund to support individuals not currently in work or economically inactive to gain skills. It aims to support individuals to work in existing social enterprises or help… Continue Reading Our partner organisations are hiring – two vacancies!
We are looking for a volunteer to support our learners on the NCFE Level 2 Mental Health Awareness Course. The course runs from 6th October 2016 to 2nd February 2017 over 12 weeks from 9.30am-3pm. We require support in the afternoon… Continue Reading Learning Support Volunteer needed for Mental Health Awareness course
Here are a few photos from our Annual Awards Ceremony, where we recognise the hard work and achievement of all our learners over the past academic year. This years event was held at St Bartholomew’s Church in Brighton, just around… Continue Reading Learner Awards Ceremony 2016
We would like to present to you our 2016/17 brochure for the new academic year. Inside you’ll find over 100 different courses to choose from. We hope there’s something in here for everyone, whether it is picking up a paintbrush… Continue Reading New course brochure now available!