2nd floor Conway Mill, 5/7 Conway Street, Belfast BT13 2DE, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT13 2DE, United Kingdom
Describe the purpose and aim(s) of the organisation/voluntary group

Conway Education Centre (CEC) is a unique community-based education centre situated on the interface between the Falls Road and the Shankill Road in West Belfast. The Centre provides learning opportunities to adult learners, young people and children, it provides a range of volunteering opportunities to gain valuable work experience, be active in the community and make new friends.

Our mission
To empower people through providing learning opportunities in a supportive environment and transform lives through learning.

Our goals
Supporting the development and regeneration of the local community through learning and capacity building and providing opportunities for educational progression
Championing community education as a tool for community engagement
Contributing to improved health and wellbeing of the local community
Actively promoting a creative and safe reflective space to facilitate community dialogue, cultural expression and creative problem solving.

Learners most commonly worked with:
Older learners
People living in areas of high unemployment and deprivation
People who are unemployed
People who left school early
Refugees and/or people seeking international protection
Programmes/Courses Offered
Community engagement programmes (personal development programmes through creative, social or manual activities eg. flower arranging)
Computer skills
Employment skills
Health and wellbeing programmes
Additional Programmes/Courses (not listed)
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages
Level of courses you offer
Accredited levels 1 - 3
Types of wraparound support provided
Drop in centre
Information and guidance services
Additional Wraparound Support (not listed)
Homework and study skill support for children and young people from refugee families
Approximate number of learners engaged with annually