Links to other organisations ;
The Raymond Williams Foundation (RWF) has provided support and funding for a number of projects and courses at ARCA Colleges over the past two years.
RWF subsidises courses to bring costs for students down to assist viability. Details and application form on above web-site or contact – phone 01538 370067 – to discuss.
The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning of all kinds.  It seeks to achieve this by:

  • running high-profile campaigns such as Adult Learners’ Week and Quick Reads
  • delivering high quality development and research work
  • supplying expert consultancy, advice and support services
  • engaging ministers and parliamentarians
  • supporting networking with practitioners, policy-makers and researchers
  • publishing leading books and journals
  • offering a wide ranging event management service
  • disseminating specialist information
  • providing flexible and personalised training courses

It works with and for:
adult learners, local authorities, government departments and agencies, voluntary bodies, charitable trusts, adult education providers, trade unions, employers, european funders
This website covers all aspects of lifelong learning from basic skills to higher education.