Learning new skills

Learning a new skill is a great way to challenge yourself, keep your mind active and to meet new people.

You may also want to learn a new skill to help you to get a job.

There are many places in Newham where you can learn something new, pick up a new hobby or try something different. The following Newham services can help you to improve your skills and to learn new ones:

Find arts and creative groups near you

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Find art classes, writing groups and more!

Newham Recovery College

Newham Recovery College

Through recovery focused educational courses and workshops we bring together the expertise of lived experience and professional knowledge in a process of co-production and / or co-learning to learn together.

Try out a new sport

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Find sports clubs and exercise groups you can join near you.

East London Skills for Life

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We are a training and education centre based in the heart of Stratford, Newham.
We offer developmental training programmes to advance individual’s skills, education and job opportunities.

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Find places you can pick up a new hobby or learn a new skill.