“Better Citizens”: levels of citizenship and their significance for an adult education provider

In 1919 the Adult Education Committee of the Ministry of Reconstruction published its final report with “the adult learning to become a citizen” as a major theme. Its survey of adult education included Fircroft College which had been founded by George Cadbury in 1909. Read more

110 Years of Fircroft

2019 marks an important year for Fircroft College, celebrating its 110 anniversary. Join us in our celebrations, check out our student stories from the decades and read about the impact of Adult Education in Birmingham and beyond. Read more

12 Week Functional Skills

Want to brush up on your core English, Maths and IT skills? In doing so, you are increasing your employability as well as enhancing your personal knowledge. Read more

A Day in the Life of.......Faisal Mustafa

As Admissions Officer the information and guidance that I provide to a learner will be key to how their learning journey at the college unfolds. Read more

A Day in the Life of......Angela Bate

I love to teach and every day I spend in the classroom, the outside world disappears. Read more

A Day in the Life of......Gaynor Collett

You know you have landed your dream job when you open the front door to the former Edwardian home of George Cadbury Jr. and realise as you step inside, you are about to start work. Read more

A Day in the Life of......Susan Sidhu

My passion has always been to teach adults who want to change their lives through the platform of education. Read more


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All Courses Open Day Tuesday 16 July

Discover over 200 courses and our new courses for 2019. Register Now! Read more

Applying Fractions and Percentages

Fractions, decimals and percentages are all around us in our lives, but many people struggle to understand them. Read more

Art and Crafts for Emotional Well-Being

Take the time to explore and further develop your artistic side. Unleash your creativity in this residential course. Read more

Art for Emotional Well Being

Through creative arts, this course will improve and enhance your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing Read more