Step into the new year, WEA thrilled to share with you a sneak peek into some of the captivating courses the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) has in store for 2024. These offerings will not only enrich the minds of those participants but also contribute to fostering a deeper understanding of the world around us. Please see below for a brief description on each course, and a link to enrol.
Functional Skills English: Communication for Success
Our English course is crafted to improve communication skills, both written and verbal, essential for navigating today’s dynamic world. Participants will engage in practical exercises and real-world scenarios, building confidence in expressing ideas, writing effectively, and understanding complex texts.
Functional Skills Maths: Problem Solving and Numeracy Mastery
In our Maths course, participants will embark on a journey to master problem-solving techniques and numerical proficiency. This hands-on course will cover key mathematical concepts, from basic arithmetic to more advanced problem-solving skills, equipping individuals with the tools needed for success in diverse professional and personal contexts.
Georgian York and the Wider World
Dive into the captivating history of Georgian York and its global connections. This course will explore the cultural, social, and economic dynamics of this fascinating period, shedding light on the city’s role in the broader context of the world. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the influences that shaped Georgian York and its impact on the wider world.
Italian Trecento Painting (Giotto and Duccio)
Immerse yourself in the artistic brilliance of the Italian Trecento period with a focus on the works of Giotto and Duccio. This course will guide participants through the masterpieces of these iconic painters, exploring the techniques, styles, and cultural influences that defined this golden age of Italian art. A journey through the world of Trecento painting awaits!
Greek Language Courses
Embark on an exciting linguistic journey with our course dedicated to learning the Greek language. Whether you are a beginner or looking to enhance your language skills, this course offers a structured and engaging approach to mastering Greek. Participants will learn the fundamentals of Greek grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation, opening doors to a rich linguistic and cultural heritage.
Greek for Beginners: https://thewea.info/3sUCa0h
Greek for Improvers: https://thewea.info/3uD3KiU
Greek for Improvers (at Tadcaster Barn): https://thewea.info/3uKP3KS
Writing Inspired by the 7 Deadly Sins
We engage our wicked side in a fun, friendly and structured approach to gaining fiction writing knowledge and skills and aid you in finding inspiration, putting pen paper and getting writing. Mystery, thriller, noir, hardboiled crime, a touch of the ghostly and gothic or something far more salacious. Session by session we find inspiration as we consider the kind of plots, characters and styles which suit a tale exploring one or more of the seven deadly sins: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, Pride – which sin might yield your future best seller or your lead you to the bargain bin?