Education, courses and training
Education, courses and training
You can learn new things at any age. There are colleges that offer courses for everyone, in the day and evening, and other places to learn new skills. Some are informal places to learn, like cafes and libraries. Other places offer complete courses, both full-time and part-time. You can do courses online or by distance learning and some people can even get extra benefits, like Disabled Students Allowance, while studying.
50 Records in Education, courses and training.
National Autistic Society
393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG
Telephone: 020 7833 2299
Description: The National Autistic Society (NAS) champions the rights and interests of all people with autism and aims to provide individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon and which can make a positive difference to their lives.
National Extension College (NEC)
National Extension College, The Michael Young Centre, School House, Homerton Gardens, Cambridge, CB2 8EB
Telephone: 0800 389 2839
Description: The NEC provides courses through distance learning to give carers the chance to get back to learning.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
Platform 1 Cafe
9-10 Bramlands Close, London, SW11 2NT
Telephone: 020 7228 2593 (Monica)
Description: Platform 1 Cafe in Clapham Junction is a training cafe for people with learning disabilities run by the Camden Society.
Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)
1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ
Telephone: 020 8675 4246
Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.
Prospects - career and learning advice
Telephone: 0161 277 5200
Description: Prospects is the UK's official graduate careers website.
Putney School of Art and Design
Oxford Road, Putney, London, SW15 2LQ
Telephone: 020 8788 9145
Description: Putney School of Art and Design provides art-based courses for beginners as well as more advanced courses.
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Leatherhead Court, Woodlands Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BN
Telephone: 01372 841100
Description: This foundation (QEF) is a charity that works to help people with physical disabilities and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase their independence.
Rethink Mental Illness
89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Telephone: Advice and general enquiries: 0300 5000 927 or 020 7840 3188
Description: Rethink Mental Illness is a national voluntary organisation which campaigns on behalf of, and provides support to, people with a severe mental illness, their family and carers.
Royal Academy of Dance
36 Battersea Square, London, SW11 3RA
Telephone: 020 7326 8000
Description: The Royal Academy of Dance offers classes in a range of dance styles for adult beginners who want to learn, as well as higher level dance classes and professional training.