Autumn Term Parenting Adult Education Directory Sept- Dec 2022

New Autumn Term PAE Directory Sept- Dec 2022 is now available. The directory has details on all upcoming programmes and courses set to be delivered at your local Children and Family Centre. Please note details include course content, venue, date, time, duration and creche offer. Please check all the relevant details before applying, spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis but where we have more learners they will be added onto the waiting list for the next cohort.  


The Parenting and Adult Education (PAE) teams work is to coordinate courses, programmes, and employment pathways for families with children birth – 19 years old or 25 years old for those with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND).

Our focus offer is on enabling Early Steps into Parenting and Education through-

  • Increasing parenting capacity and knowledge
  • Access to education and training
  • Employability & good job opportunities
Who we support

Our programmes and courses target local families with children who are registered with a Children and Family Centre. We work with different organisations to ensure that we deliver to meet the needs of our families. 

Our offer

We offer a variety of programmes and courses which are delivered on a termly basis through classroom-based training, an online virtual platform or a mix of both depending on need. We are unique in our offer as we provide on-site crèche facilities whilst you access our services. Please note that there are limited spaces available on a ‘first come first served’ basis and the creche is limited to children aged 6 months-5 years old.  To find out more about our available programmes and courses, please see our current directory.


All our programmes, courses and crèche services are free but subject to specific eligibility criteria.

To access any of the parenting programmes you have to be:

  • a resident of Tower Hamlets with a child- 19 years old (25 Years old with SEND)

To access any of the adult learning courses, you have to be:

  • a resident of Tower Hamlets with a child- 19 years old (25 Years old with SEND)
  • Have lived in the UK for the last 3 years or more,
  • you are unemployed on Benefits or if your household income is less than £21,157.50 per year.

Further information on this is available in the “How to apply section” in our directory.

Autumn 2022 Directory 

Please see our Autumn 2022 directory for a full list of all of our courses.

We continue to offer:

  • Classroom-based courses
  • Increased number of sessions delivered online 
  • Increased number of training which is both online and classroom-based learning
  • Numbers of learners for both the classroom and blended learning remains reduced in order to accommodate learning within a socially distanced environment.
  • Limited creche provision which is offered on a first-come first-served basis

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