Senior Adult Learner Winners
This award recognises the achievements of outstanding older people who have, through learning, transformed their own lives and the lives of their families, friends, their communities, and the places they work.
James has always been interested in dance. In his retirement he decided to give ballet a try and in doing so, has overcome stereotypes, becoming a role model for other mature dancers.
After seeing an advert for New Beginnings evening classes at the University of East London, 71-year-old Bernadette decided it was time to return to learning and realise her dreams.