Support for adult education providers

The Adult and Community Learning team work with over 50 organisations (including primary and secondary schools) to provide a wide variety of learning opportunities for all age ranges. This is delivered at locations across the whole borough.  

Planning for adult and community education is led by Wandsworth Council Children's Services department in close consultation with the Skills Funding Agency and the Lifelong Learning Development Group. The Council and Group consist of partners from a range of organisations including:

  • Further education
  • Higher education
  • Schools
  • Prospects
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Community and voluntary groups
  • Other council departments

There are four main providers of Adult Education in Wandsworth:

Other providers

We also work with a number of smaller training providers and voluntary sector organisations. Contact us if you are interested in applying for funding to deliver courses. 

Family Learning

The Family Learning team works with over 30 primary and secondary schools, providing a wide variety of family learning opportunities. 

If you are interested in accessing funds to support Family Learning contact the Family Learning Co-ordinator.

Family Learning Co-ordinator 
Professional Centre
Franciscan Road
SW17 8HE  

Funded by the European Social Fund

Some of our projects are funded by the European Social Fund.

Widening Participation Fund

We also offer support to organisations who want to offer programmes to priority groups of learners through the Widening Participation Fund.

The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of education and training, and help people to identify and widen their interests in adult learning as part of our Lifelong Learning strategy.

If you are interested in accessing funds to support community learning, visit the Lifelong Learning website and/or contact:

Loraine Williams
Community Development Officer
Professional Centre 
Franciscan Road
SW17 8HE

Telephone: 020 8871 8493


Wandsworth Council 
Lifelong Learning 
2nd Floor
Professional Centre 
Franciscan Road 
London SW17 8HE

Telephone: 020 8871 8618