News & Blogs

If you are thinking about your current situation – perhaps you want to do more, maybe you want a change or a new direction? Read our series of guest blogs. Each of them offers insight from people who have experienced and become inspired by adult learning and moved their lives forward.

Latest News

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.... Read Full News Story
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... Read Full News Story
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... Read Full News Story
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... Read Full News Story
Take three: People who have changed their story with adult learning
As this year’s Adult Learners’ Week approaches, we talk to three individuals who explain how their lives have been improved through the learning choices they’ve... Read Full News Story

Latest Blogs

Last year I won an Inspire! Award in 2019 for my learning achievements and the steps that I took to get to where I am... Read Full Blog Post
Catrin Pugh
Getting back into education after a long break can be daunting for anyone. When you then factor in your responsibilities, or in my case disabilities,... Read Full Blog Post
Emily Harding
After having my son, I faced many personal issues, experiences I had in childhood resurfaced leaving me riddled with depression and anxiety. After a few... Read Full Blog Post
Lynda Sullivan
I worked as a cook for 10 years and enjoyed my job until I became ill with depression and panic attacks which meant I could... Read Full Blog Post
Rose Probert
I come from a Gypsy Traveller background and although my initial education was a positive one, I did lack confidence and had to focus on... Read Full Blog Post

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