This award recognises inspirational tutors or trainers who have supported learners, in a range of contexts, to go on to lead successful and rewarding lives.
Sponsored by NOCN, this award celebrates employers that have used learning to develop and utilise the skills of their workforce to improve productivity, raise morale, increase staff retention and enhance their business performance.
This award recognises the innovative projects and provision that have supported adults to learn in a range of settings.
Social Impact Award
This award celebrates the achievements of learners or tutors who have inspired others around them to embrace learning opportunities and achieve their potential. Sponsored by the WEA in 2016.
Learning for Work Award
Sponsored by NOCN, this award celebrates the achievements of adults who have learnt through an apprenticeship or traineeship, secured employment or a promotion at work, embarked on a new career, or started their own business.
Outstanding Individual Learner Award
This award celebrates remarkable individuals who, through learning, have transformed their own lives and the lives of their families, friends, their communities, and the places they work.
European Social Fund Award
The ESF individual and project awards celebrate stories of learners and projects with truly inspirational and life-transforming learning journeys. As a result of learning, people have achieved remarkable outcomes; their stories have the power to inspire others to learn.