Project Award Winners

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

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 - Highly Commended

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 - Highly Commended

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 of the Year Award - Regional Winner

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.

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Project of the Year Award - Regional Winner

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”.

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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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