The Winners of the European Social Fund Award
The ESF individual and project awards celebrate stories of learners and projects with truly inspirational and life-transforming learning journeys. As a result of learning, people have achieved remarkable outcomes; their stories have the power to inspire others to learn.
Scott, Achieve NW Connect
Scott has overcome great disadvantage to achieve great things, through hard work and commitment to education. Scott says the ESF funded learning “made me realise I can actually achieve something in my life.”
Genius Within CIC
Genius Within provides a specialist service for learners at HMPYOI Rochester who have a variety of complex needs. It addresses obstacles to learning that come from cognitive skills deficits that are common in conditions such as Dyslexia and ADHD.
“...learning is a fantastic way to open so many more doors to experiences and opportunities. To learn, allows you to take things into your own hands and gives you a chance to change what you want to...”
"As a male in the beauty industry, there have been many challenges, however the support and guidance of friends, family members, employers and the staff at Chesterfield College means I’m now hoping to progress into a teaching role."
Central Sussex College ESF Project
More than 6,500 learners have gained accredited qualifications to help them get on in life and work, thanks to Central Sussex College’s ground-breaking ESF project.