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At the heart of our campaign are our learning ambassadors – take a look below at their inspirational stories. They have all taken the first step to turn their lives around to build a better future for themselves, their family and their community. Adult learning has...
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...

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...
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...
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...