Learn something new this summer at the Wandsworth Festival of Learning

Published: Wednesday 23rd May 18

Sign up now for a free workshop at the Wandsworth Festival of Learning, which runs from June 18-22.

Organised by the council’s Lifelong Learning Team, the aim is to give Wandsworth residents a taste of a few of the courses on offer in the borough. In total Wandsworth Lifelong Learning delivers at least 650 courses to more than 8,000 people a year.

Highlights of this year’s festival include taster sessions of courses in:

  • Food Hygiene
  • Using your Smart Phone and Digital Devices
  • Healthy Eating and Nutrition
  • Barista Training
  • Zumba
  • Art for Wellbeing
  • Maximising Personal Development for Career Progression

There will also be introductions to careers in Hospitality, Health and Social Care, The Early Years Sector and as a Teaching Assistant.

The courses, which are mostly two- to three-hours long, are in various places around the borough, including the Professional Development Centre in Tooting, York Gardens Library, the Yvonne Carr Centre and Randall Close in Battersea. They and are all free.

The council’s spokesman for skills and employment, Cllr Rory O’Broin, said: “Every year thousands of our residents take advantage of the fantastic range of adult and family learning courses on offer from our Lifelong Learning Team.

“I urge people to get a taste of what’s on offer, pick up new skills for work, or just sign up for the sheer enjoyment of learning something new.”

To find out more visit wandsworthlifelonglearning.co.uk or call 020 8871 8055.

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Whatever has happened to adult education? It seems to have vanished!!!! Shame. A really bad thin g to cut.
Carol Tibbs

16 June 2018