If you are looking to update your skills, build your confidence or meet new people, taking part in a course may be an ideal pathway.

Redbridge Institute of Adult Education

The Redbridge Institute of Adult Education offers vocational and personal development courses for adults. There are hundreds of courses to choose from and all are part-time with a choice of day or evening study. The college also runs family and neighbourhood learning programmes.

Visit Redbridge Institute of Adult Education website

Mildmay Neighbourhood Learning Centre

The Mildmay Neighbourhood Learning Centre runs adult education courses in computing, beauty, English, maths and ESOL. Contact the Centre on 020 8514 0569 or mildmay@visionrcl.org.uk.

New City College - Redbridge Campus

New City College offers university courses and training courses for people over the age of 14 years old. The college welcomes adults and provides a broad professional learning programme to cater for those looking to improve their skills and professional development.

If you are thinking about returning to study and would like some advice, contact the staff at the Learner Advice Centre.

Visit New City College website

Workers’ Educational Association

The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and voluntary sector provider of adult education.

WEA has a branch in Ilford offering daytime and evening courses tutored by highly qualified and experienced tutors. There is a monthly evening class focusing on current exhibitions, monthly Saturday walk class, two history and literature classes as well as much more.

You can go along to the first session for free.

Visit WEA website or telephone 020 8599 8846/020 8590 3406.

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