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6 July 2021

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The Festival of Learning award winners for 2021 have been announced by Learning and Work Institute.

Festival of Learning award winners showcase the power of learning and inspire others to transform lives

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23 March 2021

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Learning and Work Institute has announced its shortlisted Festival of Learning award nominees for 2021.

Festival of Learning announces shortlisted award nominees for 2021

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David Hughes

3 November 2020

Blog

I realised that to achieve society-wide change, we need to empower more people in every community to have agency, to believe in themselves and to realise that learning for life is not a one-off nor a sentence, but a necessity for us all.

The role of colleges in supporting lifelong learning

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3 November 2020

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Learning and Work Institute has announced its Festival of Learning award winners for 2020.

Inspiring Festival of Learning award winners showcase the power of learning to transform lives

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Stephen Evans

1 November 2020

Blog

Our first Lifelong Learning Week aims to celebrate the best in adult learning and harness the appetite for lifelong learning we’ve seen during lockdown.

Why we’re celebrating the first Lifelong Learning Week

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1 April 2020

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Learning and Work Institute has announced its shortlisted Festival of Learning award nominees for 2020.

Festival of Learning announces shortlisted award nominees for 2020

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15 December 2019

Blog

Are you thinking of submitting a Festival of Learning nomination for the first time this year? Or have you nominated in the past, but your nominees are never shortlisted?

5 Ways to Make Your Festival of Learning Nomination a Winner

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2 July 2019

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Learning and Work Institute has announced its Festival of Learning award winners for 2019.

Inspiring Festival of Learning award winners show the power of learning to transform lives

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22 March 2019

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Learning and Work Institute has announced its shortlisted Festival of Learning award nominees for 2019. The shortlisted nominees are:

Festival of Learning announces shortlisted award nominees for 2019

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Oriana White

8 March 2019

Blog

Education enables you to focus and rebuild your future, taking control of your own destiny.

Education feeds your soul. It nourishes your mind.

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Hala Akhras

8 January 2019

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Moving to England from Syria brought a range of challenges, including a new language. Determined to integrate into my new country I learnt to speak English and found a new career.

Growing enthusiasm and motivation to continue my educational journey

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9 November 2018

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Festival of Learning Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of adult learners and aim to inspire others to discover how learning can benefit them, their families and communities.

2019 Festival of Learning award nominations now open

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12 June 2018

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Learning and Work Institute is delighted to announce their Festival of Learning award winners for 2018.

Award winners for Festival of Learning 2018 announced

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Jonathan Beebee

8 November 2017

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In 2017, I was nominated for a Festival of Learning award. I had recently completed a course with the School for Social Entrepreneurs on how to start up a social enterprise.

A great opportunity for you to recognise the achievements of someone you know

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