Project Award Winners
This award recognises the innovative projects and provision that have supported adults to learn in a range of settings.
Refresh 2 Impress
Refresh 2 Impress is a bespoke 3-day course designed by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College tailored for learners over 50 years of age. More than 300 adults have benefited from the opportunities this learning presents.
Milton Keynes College; Offender Learning
The team here have developed an innovative new approach to tackling the problems of unemployment and reoffending.
MOT Training, Education and Skills Support
MTESS (MOT Training, Education and Skills Support), a DVSA project based at their Head Office in Bristol, is revolutionising training in the MOT testing sector. Instead of relying on exclusive in-house training, MTESS has led the way in opening up MOT tester training through a new nationally recognised qualification.
Open Age’s vision is that everyone aged 50 and over leads a fulfilling life. Taking part in the project has transformed the lives of older people through the use of innovative learning methods.
Pendleton Together builds the skills of their residents; working to improve their life chances and getting them into learning and sustainable employment.
Sound as a Pound
Sound as a Pound supports vulnerable social housing tenants in Nottingham to improve their chances of becoming financially confident and so reduce the risks of homelessness.
Family Learning through Jamie’s Ministry of Food
This is a unique programme run in partnership with the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and the Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland AFC.
Women’s Health in South Tyneside
“...even if your schooldays were a nightmare, have a think about adult learning, you may be surprised and find yourself enjoying something totally new”.
Money House Project
Since doing the Money House Project I have now been living independently for a year and I have also got myself an Apprenticeship. The project...”