Tag: Education

Art Life: South of the River | A Beeston Gateway

Having opened my previous article for South Leeds Life with a latin phrase this time I turn my attention to the French phrase avant-garde, or in English the Advance Guard. The origin of the term is a military one indicating a body of soldiers preceding and making preparations for the

Education experiences wanted from Belle Isle and Middleton

A Leeds charity is looking for people in Belle Isle and Middleton to interview about their experiences of education and how they made decisions about their options. Together For Peace is undertaking the research on behalf of Go Higher West Yorkshire, a consortium of local colleges and universities, who work

Free English lessons to promote social cohesion

English language school awarded funding to promote social cohesion through free English lessons English4All in Leeds (E4A), a new English language school, is breaking down barriers by providing free, no-strings education and social integration opportunities to local speakers of other languages. The voluntary led organisation which relies on qualified and

Community leader calls south Leeds to rally for Gambian school

A south Leeds community leader is launching an appeal to local schools, businesses, and other supporters – to help equip and restore an impoverished primary school in his homeland of Gambia in West Africa. Yanks Sawo, a well-known leader of the Leeds Gambian community and long-time Beeston resident, is making

Free taster classes at Leeds City College

Leeds City College is taking part in the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England, the Festival of Learning next week (19-23 June 2017). As part of the festival, the month of June is ‘Have a Go Month’ and the college will be running free taster sessions for adults, who are considering learning something