Adult Learners’ Week will take place between 20 – 26 September, with activity taking place across August and September. Browse the hundreds of free resources already on our platform.

You can find out more about the life changing stories of people of all ages from across Wales who are using learning to unlock opportunities and open doors and don’t forget to take a look at our Change Your Story podcast series.


Adult learning can broaden horizons, build your networks and open doors, it’s your chance to make a fresh start. Whether you are looking for a new direction, to brush up on your skills, improve your job opportunities, seek some advice and guidance on a qualification, or you may simply want to learn something new. Adult Learners’ Week is free and for everyone.

Below are just some of the inspirational stories of people who have taken the first step to turn their lives around to build a better future.  Adult learning has been key to each of their success stories and for many a life-line.


Tarek Zou Alghena fled Syria when civil war broke…

Read Tarek's Story


Having the opportunity to learn Welsh again was a…

Read Rhiannon's Story


Thomas Ferriday has achieved a Level 3 Brickwork Diploma…

Read Thomas's Story


John began his learning journey with the Open University…

Read John's Story


Jimama (JJ) was born in Sierra Leone, West Africa,…

Read Jimama's Story


At the age of 10 Owen and his two…

Read Owen's Story

Click here for more life changing stories from people across Wales.



Skills share beyond Wales

Take a look at the online events that are available beyond Wales – you will find a whole range of established and accredited online courses, tutorials and classes accessible to all.

Find more online events



Learn new skills and start your next chapter

Whatever your situation, if you’re passionate about learning a new skill, we’ll help you explore your options with free, impartial advice on the training programmes that can help you change your story.
Working Wales #changeyourstory

Working Wales is for anyone over the age of 16 across Wales to access expert advice and guidance to help you overcome obstacles that you may be facing to get you into work.

So, whether you need help searching for jobs, writing a CV, preparing for an interview, finding work placement, learning new skills, understanding redundancy rights, childcare support, building self-confidence, or even where to turn next this is the right place to get the help you need.