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Gateshead Council Adult Learning and Skills Mission Statement


Local people realise their full potential, enjoying the best quality of life in a healthy, equal, safe, prosperous and sustainable Gateshead.

Our Mission

We will remove barriers to learning and support residents of Gateshead to achieve their full potential.

Our Goal

Excellent education for everyone in Gateshead

Our Values

  • deliver high quality teaching and learning 
  • embrace equality and value difference 
  • promote learning as a lifelong activity 
  • improve the health of local people through learning 
  • ensure learners are safe 
  • increase economic wellbeing and resilience 
  • engage people and families from disadvantaged communities 
  • support local businesses and the public sector to gain a competitive skills-edge 
  • attract resources and ensure value for money
  • develop productive partnerships 
  • protect the environment 
  • employ and develop a highly skilled, creative, ‘can do‘ workforce

Contact Us

Adult Learning

Tel: 0191 433 8646

E-mail: Adult Learning

Family Learning

Tel: 0191 433 8635

E-mail: Family Learning