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Coleg Harlech WEA

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Coleg Harlech Workers' Educational Association (North Wales) was formed on 1 August 2001 by the merger of two of Wales' oldest adult education bodies. The Workers' Educational Association (North Wales) established in 1925 as the North Wales District of the Workers' Educational Association. Coleg Harlech was established in 1927 by Tom Jones, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet to both David Lloyd-George and Stanley Baldwin, to continue the work of WEA in a residential environment.The merged Association has continued the common longstanding tradition of liberal arts adult education to enable adults to develop their capacity to learn and fulfil their potential, but has also continued to enlarge this by developing vocational education and training, including providing opportunities for socially and educationally disadvantaged adults both in residence at Harlech and in communities and workplaces across North and Mid Wales.As part of the centenary celebrations a book has been written detailing the history of the Association"Changing Lives" is edited by Joe England with a foreward by Glenys Kinnock.To enhance the life chances of adults through the delivery of high quality education that promotes employability, enrichment, health and well being giving due regard to the Welsh language and culture.
Coleg Harlech Workers' Educational Association (North Wales) was formed on 1 August 2001 by the merger of two of Wales' oldest adult education bodies. The Workers' Educational Association (North Wales) established in 1925 as the North Wales District of the Workers' Educational Association. Coleg Harlech was established in 1927 by Tom Jones, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet to both David...
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