Inspire! Adult Learning Award Winners
Meet our 2020 Inspire! Adult Learning Award winners Click on one of the stories to find out more about the steps they took to turn their lives around and to change their story through education and skills.
Family Learning Award winner
The Smith Family
Alex said, “We wanted to start learning BSL as a family so that Krsna would have a full language in which to communicate. We take…Read the story
Health & Wellbeing Award
Jamie Evans’ depression and anxiety saw him isolate himself from others, to a point where he would go weeks without human contact and was using…Read the story
Into Work Award
Just two years ago, Chloe Young from Mold, was too afraid to leave her own home due to severe anxiety and depression and an eating…Read the story
Closing the Gap Award
Priory Learning Centre
The Priory Learning Centre, based in Monkton Primary school in Pembrokeshire, recognises the needs of families from the local Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities and…Read the story
Skills at Work Award
Agile Nation 2 Career Development Programme
Since it was launched in 2015, Chwarae Teg’s Agile Nation 2 Career Development Programme has helped participants to gain a collective pay rise of more…Read the story
Young Adult Award
Alisha Morgan, 20 from Penrhys is a full-time carer for her mother Heidi, who has a number of medical conditions including early onset dementia. At…Read the story
Different Past: Shared Futures Award
Chawan Ali had to flee Iraq in 2015 with her parents and three younger brothers to find safety after years of fighting. The threat of…Read the story
Ageing Well Award
Retiree Ralph Handscomb, from Merthyr Tydfil has helped people search for jobs during lockdown, he’s a learner and a volunteer working with Merthyr Tydfil County…Read the story
Community Project Award
The Community Impact Initiative C.I.C.
The Community Impact Initiative (the Cii), is a social enterprise working with people from a range of backgrounds to renovate empty properties, with the aim…Read the story
Life Change and Progression Award (joint winner)
Seven years later, after mental health issues and family health scares, he’s just achieved a first-class Honours degree in BSc Aircraft Maintenance with a promising…Read the story
Life Change & Progression Award (joint winner)
Emma Louise Williams
Wrexham-born, Emma Williams had left home by the age of 14. Experiencing problems with her mental health and addiction, she found herself homeless in her…Read the story
Starting out - Welsh Beginner Award
Joseff Oscar Gnagbo
Cafodd Joseff Gnagbo ei fagu ar y Traeth Ifori, ond bu’n rhaid iddo geisio lloches yng Nghaerdydd oherwydd aflonyddwch gwleidyddol yn ei wlad enedigol. Yna…Read the story
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