Free teaching for adults in Croydon this week

Croydon College

There are a host of free courses between May 14 - 20

Croydon College is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Adult Learners’ Week, offering a range of free courses to suit all interests.

Over the years, Adult Learners’ Week has gone from strength to strength. It encourages all adults to experience something new, find their potential talent or get involved in creative actives.

From art and design or learning a new language, from May 14 – 20 Croydon College is offering a variety of full or part time programmes, including GCSE’s, A Levels, NVQ’s, Diploma’s, skills for life, English for speakers of second language, foundation degree, honors degree and postgraduate courses.

Adult Learners’ Week 2011 award winners have been recognised across the country. Lorraine Pearson, outstanding learner of 2011 in London region said: “I can not emphasise enough how my life has changed due
to my studies.”

James Wilmot, who works for Next Step, which supports Adult Learner’s Week, said: “Adult Learners Week opens the door of opportunity for adult to try something new.

“Many of us ponder taking up learning but barriers of time, cost and convenience can stop it becoming a reality.

“What Adult Learners’ Week does is give anyone interested in learning the flexibility to learn somewhere convenient to them, with no cost barriers, in anticipation that it will lead them on to a more formal course of learning.’

James Wilmot concluded: “Next step the adult careers and skill service is delighted to support Adult Learners’ Week with its important aim of encouraging adults to take part in learning activities.

“Following Adult Learning their learning, looking to update their skills or just wanting to discuss the opinions available to them. Next step offers free an impartial advice.”

For more information on the events being held at Croydon College visit their website.

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