All learning activities for this year’s Adult Learners’ Week campaign (21 – 27 September)  will be delivered through our online learning platform. Staying connected and taking this opportunity to learn new skills can help you to grow your confidence and develop skills for the future. They’re quick, fun and easy-to-do and will cost you nothing but your time. There are many exciting areas to choose from, so pick a subject of your choice and change your story online. We also have a range of Masterclasses taking place throughout the week – you can view the full masterclass schedule here as well as finding courses using the search below.


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


Andrea Garvey has always had an ambition to study…

Read Andrea's Story

Click the button below 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.