Kids perform better at science when taught to think like scientists according to study, reports AboutKidsHealth.ca

Leading online Canadian children’s health information provider, AboutKidsHealth.ca, reports that a study shows that kids perform better in science when taught how to think and act as scientists. The three-year project research project, led by The University of Nottingham and The Open University, has shown that students ... Read More...

House of Commons IAB Top Centre Award goes to Westminster Adult Education Service

At the House of Commons, Westminster, 25 November 2009, the International Association of Book-Keepers (IAB) announced the winners of its latest Top Centre Awards, which recognise the top IAB centres. Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) was awarded the top centre prize for Level 1 Certificate in Computerised Book-keeping. The Awards acknowledge ... Read More...

Rahman collaborating with UK’s Middlesex University to blend Asian-Western music

Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Middlesex University of United Kingdom (UK), focusing on blending Asian and Western music styles. With this MOU between A.R. Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory in Chennai (India) and Middlesex University, both the organizations agreed to explore ... Read More...

Teachers, Other Professionals Survive Unemployment By Starting A Home Tutoring Business

Newbury Park, California (June 2009) Teachers everywhere are facing unprecedented layoffs. In fact according to the Associated Press, The National Education Association estimates that some 34,000 teaching jobs will be eliminated this year alone with California facing the largest loss of nearly 18,000 teachers. It’s a frightening statistic, however, fortunately ... Read More...

WAES celebrates publication of Good Ofsted Inspection Report

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) is celebrating the publication of its Ofsted inspection report after being awarded a Good: Grade 2 overall. During the week commencing 11 May 2009, the service was inspected by Ofsted, the government department responsible for setting and monitoring standards in education. The purpose of the ... Read More...

HSBC STUDENT BURSARY AWARDS

HSBC is providing £120,000 in university bursaries to help four promising students realise their potential and make the most of their time at university. The bursaries will be awarded to the four students in November 2009, with £10,000 made available every year for three years. To enter, students1 need to complete ... Read More...

Open Day at Westminster Boating Base

Residents in South Westminster experienced a fun filled day at the Westminster Boating Base on Monday 30th March. With a host of taster sessions on offer from Yoga to drawing, Silk Painting to ESOL advice there was something for everyone. Westminster resident Christina Barker came along with her three year ... Read More...