Project Award Winners

This award recognises the innovative projects and provision that have supported adults to learn in a range of settings.

Project - Highly Commended Winner

Build Yourself

‘Build Yourself’ helps young unemployment people learn practical skills, gain experience and qualifications needed to work in construction.

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Project - Highly Commended Winner

Accumulate

Accumulate delivers workshops to more than 100 young homeless people and those who are living in hostels and temporary accommodation.

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Project Award - National Winner

Nurturing Recovery

Run in partnership with the local college, this programme supports adults with a range of additions and mental health issues.

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Project - National Winner

Changing Lives / No Barriers

Working with local partners, Bury College identified a significant gap in community-based provision for people who were living in priority areas and not engaged with education.

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Project Award - National Winner

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.

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Project of the Year Award - National Winner

Milton Keynes College; Offender Learning

The team here have developed an innovative new approach to tackling the problems of unemployment and reoffending.

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Project of the Year Award - National Winner

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.

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Project Award - Regional Winner

Open Age

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.

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Project Award - Regional Winner

Pendleton Together

Pendleton Together builds the skills of their residents; working to improve their life chances and getting them into learning and sustainable employment.

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Project Award - Regional Winner

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.

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