As part of our very first Oxfordshire Adult Learning Festival, we have a series of exciting live and pre-recorded talks and tutorials for you to enjoy, along with links to virtual tours of our main campuses, information on our community venues and more!

LIVE Talks

Education & Wellbeing

Time: 3-3.30pm

Sue Funge (Curriculum Manager) discusses the important link between education and wellbeing and how important continuing education can be in helping with improve mental health. Sue will also talk through projects that Oxfordshire Adult Learning have undertaken around the county.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Time: 3.30-4pm

Patrick McLaughlin (Programme Lead for ESOL) explores the English for Speakers of Other Languages programme, including the different levels we offer, how you can apply and more.

Question & Answer Session

Time: 6.30-7pm

Hiedi Jordison (Head of Oxfordshire Adult Learning) answers any questions you might have relating to adult learning and part-time courses.


Grant Waters: Pencil Drawing

Time: 4-4.30pm

An introduction to drawing objects. Why not work alongside Grant using a range of household objects? You will need a mug, a wine glass and toilet rolls, and of course a pencil and some paper!

Rosalia Barresi: Make your own energy cereal

Time: 4.30-5pm

Follow along with Ros to create an energy cereal that will power you through the day. You will need the following ingredients: 165 grams flaked almonds, 2 tbsp rapeseed oil , 3 tbsp mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower & poppy), 3 tbsp desiccated coconut. Then preheat oven at 160 degrees.

Sandra Carrasco: Spanish for intermediates

Time: 5-5.30pm

Ever had to ask for help in Spain? This session explains the background to asking for help or advice in Spanish, from the formal to the informal. All you need is pen and paper and an intermediate understanding of the language.

Veena Yamada: Hand massage

Time: 5.30-6pm

Who wouldn't like a calming hand massage? Veena explores the options available to you in when using essential oils and hand moisturiser; all you need are those two items and a clean towel to follow on at your own pace!

Victoria Goddard: Jewellery design

Time: 6-6.30pm

Victoria demonstrates how to make a snowflake, using her skill and dexterity as a jewellery designer. This workshop outlines the type of projects that are undertaken on the sessions that Victoria delivers for Oxfordshire Adult Learning.

Featured videos

More tutor videos

Hear it from our adult learning tutors! They have been busy putting together a series of informative videos, helping to show some insight into the courses they teach and what you can expect.

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Community venues

We partner with venues in local communities across Oxfordshire, from village halls to schools, museums to botanical gardens! Take a look at our regularly updated list of community venues, and find what's on offer near you.

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Why not take a look around?

Step into our campuses virtually through the wonders of technology! Simply select a campus below to begin exploring the state-of-the-art facilities we have to offer:

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