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Staff Briefing

26th January 2010

WAES named top IAB centre at House of Commons Ceremony (left to right: Fabian Hamilton MP, Sandra Ugalde, Alexis Daher and Malcolm Trotter)

WAES named top IAB centre Westminster Adult Education Centre was celebrating after receiving recognition by the international Association of Book-keepers (IAB) for being awarded the top IAB Centre in the June examination of the level 1 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping.

Westminster Adult Education Centre has given a truly exceptional performance. This outstanding success is a real accolade for the institution’s staff and will also prove to be of excellent benefit to its students.” Pictures in the centre receiving the award for the Service are Alexis Daher and Sandra Ugalde. On the left of the picture is Fabian Hamilton MP and on the right is Malcolm Trotter.

Adult Learners Week Awards 2010

The “Top Centre Awards” ceremony, held at the House of Commons on Wednesday the 25th November and hosted by the Honorary President of the IAB, Fabian Hamilton MP recognised the achievement of Westminster Adult Education Centre, which has the highest % pass rate in the June 2009 IAB series at level 1.

If you know an inspiring individual, group, family or project whose remarkable learning achievements have transformed people’s lives, nominate them for an Adult Learners’ Week Award.

Malcolm Trotter, chief executive of the IAB, congratulated WAES on its success. He said: “It is always pleasing to see high pass rats. However,

WAES had its own annual awards ceremony during Adult Learners Week (15 to 21st May) and nominations are invited for outstanding learners to receive

an award. Please send about 100 words along with your name and the students name and course to The awards will be presented at a special ceremony in May.

Social Committee Don’t forget to visit the Social Committee site on Sharepoint at http://sharepoint. for details of the latest news and upcoming events. Event for February Thursday 11th February – Bowling night at the Queensway bowling centre. Approx cost £8 per person for two games.

To book your tickets for these events or if you want to find out more speak to Joanne Tappin or e-mail Look forward to seeing you there!

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