We’ve recently carried out a review of our ESOL Programme over the last 3.5 years. You can download the report here: KLS ESOL Programme – Evaluation report 2019-2023 (March 23)
We have a strong track record of providing ESOL community courses since 1999. We provide free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses for migrant and refugee communities in Wandsworth. This enables our students to improve their English literacy and language across the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. We significantly revitalised our ESOL and adult education offer from 2014 and have not looked back.
We now support around 100 adult learners each year. And have another 30 people or so on a waiting list, such is the demand.
Our students live on low incomes and in poverty, struggle with English and to integrate into the wider local community. The vast majority are women (90%+). Our youngest student is 21 and eldest 71 years old. The average age is 39. They come from 31 different nationalities. Most are from refugee communities.
We work with our students to:
Many have also:
There are lots of examples, statistics, quotes and stories about our members in the report. Please have a read and let us know what you think. We’re currently applying to the National Lottery and a number of charitable trusts to continue this much needed work into the future.
Download a copy
Have a read of the report here: KLS ESOL Programme – Evaluation report 2019-2023 (March 23)
Let us know what you think by writing to [email protected]