We’d like to thank all our amazing volunteers for giving up their time to help out at Chapel Royal, North Street in Brighton on every Saturday in June. They are serving refreshments (and even doing the washing up!) to raise money for Friends Centre. Here’s a few… Continue Reading Volunteers raise funds for Friends Centre at Chapel Royal
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
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’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
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
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