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Find out more about our 2016 award winners
2016 National Awards Press Release
Our award winners have shown the power of learning and work and how they can change their lives for the better.
2016 National Award Winners Montage Film
See all the 2016 national award winners in our montage film.
Education can help you develop and turn your weaknesses into strengths
Mohamed, Young Adult award winner, 2015
I have achieved so much more than I believed possible
Sean, Learning for Work award winner, 2016
Every aspect of my life has improved since I have returned to education
Adele, Patron's Award winner, 2015
Learning made me realise I can actually achieve something in my life
Scott, ESF Outstanding Individual award winner 2016
I want to continue learning… improve people's lives and help other young carers
Emily, Patron's Award winner, 2016