Experience: I couldn’t read until I was 34

Experience: I couldn’t read until I was 34

I was the class jester at school in the 70s and 80s, because I wanted to be liked. The truth was that I was struggling. I now know that I had a trio of conditions: dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Irlen Syndrome, a neurological condition that...
How lifelong learning can boost your mental health

How lifelong learning can boost your mental health

After decades of neglect and stigma, mental health is at the forefront of the news agenda and, as more and more people start to discuss mental health openly we’re understanding what can help us to stay well and be mentally healthy. Results from the National Survey for...
Barry college student lands Inspire Award

Barry college student lands Inspire Award

A BARRY college worker who couldn’t afford to buy lunch as a student has won a national award for his inspirational story of learning against the odds. Thomas Ferriday watched motivational clips on YouTube when he left school with no GCSEs, but now he mentors other...
National award for Milford Haven school

National award for Milford Haven school

MILFORD Haven’s Gelliswick Church in Wales VC Primary School, dedicated to family learning, has won a national award. The school even runs a free crèche so parents can improve their maths and english and invites grandparents to learn alongside their...
Myfyriwr o Brifysgol Abertawe’n cipio gwobr o fri

Myfyriwr o Brifysgol Abertawe’n cipio gwobr o fri

Ddydd Iau 6 Mehefin, enwyd Andrea Garvey, sy’n fyfyriwr o Ysgol y Gyfraith Hillary Rodham Clinton yn enillydd ‘Gwobr Newid Bywyd a Dilyniant’ yng Ngwobrau Ysbrydoli! Addysg y Sefydliad Dysgu a Gwaith. Cynhelir Gwobrau Ysbrydoli! bob blwyddyn cyn...
National award for Milford Haven school

National award for Milford Haven school

National award for Milford Haven school The school even runs a free crèche so parents can improve their maths and english and invites grandparents to learn alongside their grandchildren. The Inspire! Awards are hosted each year ahead of Adult Learners’ Week (June...