Welcome to Learning English in Yorkshire and the Humber - LEYH!
On this website you can find information about English language classes in your area and across the Yorkshire and Humber region.
You can find out which classes are free, where they are held, what level they are and whether childcare is available.
We hope the website will be useful to learners, providers and support staff working with migrants in many different organisations.
Migration Yorkshire have set up a hub and collected other resources about supporting people from Ukraine who are living in our region. Follow the links to access.
Rachel Oner has put together a padlet of help and support for refugees and asylum seekers, including resettlement.
Are you a Hong Kong National arriving in Yorkshire and the Humber? Or do you know someone who is? Migration Yorkshire have developed a Hong Kong Hub on their website. Follow the link to visit the hub and find out all you need to know about settling in Yorkshire and the Humber.
West Yorkshire Police have produced a Hate Crime Awareness Form in traditional Chinese https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pkp_btVI2XtNBNRYKVYJ3flPMjPl_1Ps/view?usp=sharing
Migration Yorkshire has launched an anonymous survey on Learning English for Hong Kongers settling in Yorkshire and Humber, in order to support local provision planning for new arrivals, and ensure that English learning needs are met.
For any support with updating your information on the website or to contact us about anything else, please click the link below:
You can access MESH resources on English for volunteering by clicking the link below:
A new specialist online hub for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) tutors, volunteers and providers.
With a growing number of online resources available, we’ve made it easier for ESOL professionals to locate the learning tools that are right for them by collating relevant information in one place. Learning English Plus is a growing database of teaching resources, news, events and training opportunities to support ESOL provision across the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Are you an ESOL tutor, volunteer or provider? Or do you have an ESOL teaching resource that we could list in our expanding directory? Visit Learning English Plus to learn more.
There are online courses available and also a great number of online resources for self study.
To find an online class that is running within our region use the advanced search link above and choose ‘online classes only’. There are a large amount of online resources available to learners for self study. Click here for this information. Online resources for self study
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Festival of Learning - Leeds City Region
Ice Skating for Asylum Seekers in Sheffield Tuesday 28th November
Community Digital Hub Drop In in Leeds
Food and clothing provision for women in crisis hardship in Leeds
Free start up project for migrant women in West Yorkshire
Sheffield NHS jobs fair
What people are saying about Learning English in Yorkshire & the Humber
We use the LEYH website a lot, to signpost our clients to English classes. It's great!
Zeraslasie and Amari, British Red Cross
It’s refreshing to find such an integrated approach which connects up all the different resources available to learners and teachers.
Joanna, Website User
‘Advertising our courses on Learning English has helped increase our enrolment numbers this term. We found it really quick and easy to advertise and update our courses.’
Sarah Emmett, Swarthmore College
‘Such a user friendly website for both our organisation and for learners to access’
Sarah Emmett, Swarthmore College
After attending the Website Support Drop In Esther contacted us to say: I just wanted to share that having added course details, I am already getting enquiries from the LEYH website - magical!
Esther Derbyshire, Shipley College
'I really like how the site is able to localise provision.'
'It is easy to use and clear for potential learners.'
Feedback from Service Users
I love the new Learning English website because the learners can have a look at all the provision near them and make the best choice for their own situation.
Julie Linley, Education Manager at St Vincent's Support Centre, Leeds
MESH have put together an invaluable resource for both students and schools with their comprehensive website. The Learning English website is central to the effective delivery of ESOL in the region.
Nick Conibear at English4All