The School of Life


The School of Life is dedicated to exploring life’s big questions. How can we fulfill our potential? Can work be inspiring? Why does community matter? Should relationships last a life time? We don’t have all the answers, but we’ll direct you towards a variety of useful ideas – from philosophy to literature, psychology to the visual arts – that are guaranteed to stimulate, provoke, nourish and console.
The School of Life


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Faber Academy is a creative writing school run by one of the great independent publishing houses, Faber and Faber. Based on 80 years' publishing experience, Faber Academy knows what writers need - space and support. Enjoy the best tuition from hand-picked authors, editors and agents, on a range of practical courses – to help you get it written, and written well. Faber Academy


School for Startups

Founded by entrepreneur, Angel investor and former Dragons’ Den panellist, Doug Richard, School for Startups is a leading provider of business training for entrepreneurs and small businesses. We provide accelerated business training that helps entrepreneurs launch more successful startups and run more successful businesses. Since 2008, School for Startups has trained more than 16,000 entrepreneurs in face-to-face and online classes. School for Startups’ overarching mission is to create a vibrant, dynamic culture and economy that supports and promotes innovation and entrepreneurship. Our aim is to increase the number of innovative small businesses and provide them with access to world-class business advice to help them succeed. The School for Start Ups



Great British Chefs


Great British Chefs is a digital business championing the best chefs across Britain.  Founded in 2010 Great British Chefs has a following of over 65,000 on Facebook and over 30,000 on Google+. With over 60 award winning chefs, hundreds of their recipes and how to videos, their site and apps represents the go to place for people who want to cook interesting recipes, and discover the best chefs in Britain and their restaurants. Great British Chefs


Cookery School Little Portland Street

Cookery School is a hidden gem just two minutes from Oxford Circus and has something to offer all food lovers: classes and courses for beginners and experienced cooks, as well as sessions on specialist topics. We also run corporate events, cooking parties and private classes on request.  In March 2012, Cookery School was awarded a Three Star Rating - the highest possible - from the Sustainable Restaurant Association, making us the only London cookery school to have picked up an SRA rating. Cookery School



The University of East London is one of the UK’s leading providers of distance learning an hosts the Centre for Excellence for Women's Entrepreneurship (CEWE). Chaired by Sunny Crouch OBE, an experienced entrepreneur and former Business Woman of the Year and directly led by the UEL's Pro Vice-Chancellor, Selena Bolingbroke (senior executive and Mumsnet member!), CEWE offers a range of practical resources and mentors, as well as access to expert research. Centre for Excellence for Women's Entrepreneurship


Chix & Mortar


Chix & Mortar aims to provide people with the confidence to maintain and decorate their own homes. Fully-qualified tradesmen provide practical training and advice in a relaxed, non-pressurised environment where you will gain the skills and knowledge that will equip you to deal with your own home maintenance problems, saving you money and hassle in the long-run. Chix & Mortar

Last updated: 12-Jun-2012 at 1:11 PM