Friends Centre is delighted and excited to announce that we are organising another Christmas Craft and Makers Fair on Saturday 30th November. The event will run from 11.00am – 4.00pm with FREE entry to the public. St Bartholomew’s Church have… Continue Reading Craft and Makers Fair
We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our Principal, Helen Osborne, has been mentioned in the Queen’s birthday honours list today for an MBE award for services to Adult Education. Richard Hopkins, Chair of Friends Centre said: ‘All at Friends Centre… Continue Reading Friends Centre Principal receives MBE for her work in Adult Education.
Our president, Sir Alan Tuckett OBE recently received a most distinguished honour for his decades of work and campaigning for adult eductaion. Sir Alan is President of Friends Centre, Professor of Education at University of Wolverhampton, an adult education specialist… Continue Reading Arise, Sir Alan Tuckett – Friends Centre President and Knight Bachelor
Our Principal Helen Osborne has had an article published in FE Week, discussing the current uncertainty faced with our Adult Education Budget. Helen suggests that we need to know how we are funded earlier than July 31st to ensure… Continue Reading Principal Helen Osborne discusses funding issues in FE Week article
We recently hosted a celebration event to mark seven decades of working for learners in the city and a ‘good’ recent Ofsted report on 21st April 2017. Guests in attendance included former founding members, employees, volunteers and learners. We… Continue Reading 70 years of Adult Education in Brighton with Friends Centre
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
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
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