The Workers’ Educational Association, also known as the WEA, is the UK’s largest voluntary-sector provider of adult education.
Our vision and values
“A better world – equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society”
• Raising educational aspirations
• Bringing great teaching and learning to local communities
• Ensuring there is always an opportunity for adults to return to learning
• Developing educational opportunities for the most disadvantaged
• Involving students and supporters as members to build an education movement for social purpose
• Inspiring students, teachers and members to become active citizens
We deliver our mission by developing partnerships to meet individual and collective needs, using active learning and a student centred approach in which teachers and students work as equals. We constantly strive to adapt our services to meet people’s needs, making full use of technology.
Registered Charity and Company Numbers
The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity registered in England and Wales (number 1112775) and in Scotland (number SC039239) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (number 2806910). Registered address: 4 Luke Street, London, EC2A 4XW. http://www.wea.org.uk.