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
We would like to know more about what you would like to learn at Friends Centre. We want to offer more courses in a variety of subjects and need your help. Please complete this short survey to help us plan… Continue Reading What do YOU want to learn?
We are already enrolling for courses so don’t miss out on a place! Click here to see our brochure for 2017-18 We would like to make you aware of our new curriculum for spring 2018. Do you want to… Continue Reading Learn something new in January 2018!
‘World Mental Health Day, hosted by the World Federation of Mental Health, is TODAY! One in four adults and one in ten children are likely to have a mental health problem in any given year. This can have a profound… Continue Reading World Mental Health Day 2017
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 would like to present to you our 2017/18 course brochure for the new academic year. Inside you’ll find over 100 different courses to choose and we hope that you will join us by enrolling on one of them. January… Continue Reading New courses brochure for 2017-18
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’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
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