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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Swansea University Student Scoops Prestigious Award

On Wednesday June 5th, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law student, Andrea Garvey, was named winner of the ‘Life Changing & Progression Award’ at the...

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Latest Blogs


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Catrin  Pugh

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Emily Harding

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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...

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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...

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