Festival of Learning is the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England.
Our mission is to highlight the benefits of learning, celebrate achievements of adults who have used learning to transform their lives, and to encourage everyone to embrace lifelong learning.
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2019 award winners
On 2 July our 12 award winners and six finalists were revealed. Their stories show the profound effects learning can have for anyone and everyone.
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I’ve got more confidence, I’m active and focussed... I now love my job!
Tracey, Learning for Work award winner, 2018
Studying is empowering me. I now believe in myself and have expectations for a much brighter future.
Washington, Return to Learning award winner, 2018
Learning has changed my life!
Joanne, Learning for Work highly commended, 2018
Learning has become an important part of my life. It is a journey of self-discovery that continues to this day.
Steve, Social Impact award winner, 2018