Social Impact Award Winners
This award celebrates the achievements of learners or tutors who have inspired others around them to embrace learning opportunities and achieve their potential. The 2016 Social Impact Award was sponsored by WEA.
Mark’s determination to include all types of learners in his sports classes led him to establish England’s first mixed ability rugby team, and inspire many more across the country.
Although facing a long-term prison sentence, CJ took the opportunity to learn new skills. She is now studying Law and plans to use her degree to effect real societal change.
Hayley always wanted to be a nurse, but family circumstances put this dream on hold. Hayley is now using her new learning to help her community and is on her way to becoming a qualified nurse.
Keeley is a survivor of domestic violence and sexual abuse. However, she is determined to use her experience and skills to support others with similar stories.