Shortlist announced for Festival of Learning Awards 2021

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

Led by the Learning and Work Institute, Festival of Learning is the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England. It is supported by the Department for Education, NOCN, the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), Skills and Education Group, City Lit and the WEA.

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

The nominees include inspiring individual learners, outstanding tutors, innovative provision, and leading employers who have demonstrated a commitment to investing in skills.

The ETF is pleased to be continuing its support of the Festival and looks forward to presenting the ‘Tutor of the Year’ award.

The 2021 shortlisted nominees are:

  • Aidan Wright, Bradford College
  • CARAS Adult ESOL Project, CARAS
  • Positive Progressions, Craven College
  • Daya Mohindra, Hounslow Adult and Community Learning
  • Georgie McGregor, Chesterfield College
  • Get into Working in Construction with CSCS Card, Hopwood Hall College
  • Haringey Adult Learning, Haringey Adult and Community Learning
  • Hasan Jasim, North Yorkshire County Council
  • Igloo Energy, City College Southampton
  • Jackie Sudworth, Knowsley Council
  • Jennifer Harding, HIT
  • Jonathan Katula, New City College
  • Jose Aguiar, Novus
  • Joshua Wolfe, Grimsby Institute
  • Karen Davies, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
  • Karen Woods, Buckinghamshire Adult Learning
  • Keep Learning, Keep Well, Skills & Learning Adult Community Education – Dorset
  • Kiera Byland, Bolton College
  • Kirsty Young, Helena Kennedy Foundation
  • Matthew Turner, Bradford College
  • Michéle Beck, Doncaster Adult Family and Community Learning
  • Naomi-Louize Slymon, Bolton College
  • Narges Motohamelian , Leicester College
  • Nicola Williams, Haringey Adult and Community Learning
  • Nikki-Ann Wyatt, Trafford College Group
  • Nina Gorman, Bolton College
  • Paul Ackroyd, Unite the Union
  • Razia Fez, Redbridge Institute of Adult Education
  • Rosie Wainwright, Helena Kennedy Foundation
  • Runa Lyla, Oldham Lifelong Learning
  • Salts Healthcare LTD, Birmingham Metropolitan College
  • Shafeeq Muhammad, QA
  • West of England Institute of Technology, Weston College

The winners of the 2021 awards will be selected by a panel of key learning and skills leaders and revealed at an online awards ceremony on 6 July. For more information about the Festival of Learning, visit the Learning and Work Institute website.

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