ADULT learners gathered at Huddersfield Town Hall for a special awards ceremony.
Kirklees Council organised the event to commemorate Adult Learners’ Week, a national event which inspires people to take up adult learning either to gain new skills or to learn for fun.
Winners of the Community Adult Learning Awards 2011 were:
Most Determined Learner –
Elizabeth Sykes, Dawn Hellawell and Cath Ball;
Skills for Life - Simon Rose;
Most Significant Contribution to the Community - Trevor Haigh and Janet Siddall;
Senior Learner - Esme Dakin;
Supporting Others – Firzana Sffad, Jonny Douthwaite and Darren Earnshaw;
Information, Advice & Guidance – Richard Taylor;
Access to Higher Education – Jade Travis
Return to Learning – Katie Crawshaw, Angela Heathcote and Jay Micklethwaite
Most Significant Progression – John Crawshaw, Patricia Jennings and John Simpson;
Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Community Learning – Denis Grainger (nominated by Netherhall Learning Campus & chairman of Kirklees Adult Learning Partnership);
Molly Spedding Award – Stella Visona;
Mary Fellows Award – Sarah O’Malley.
Adult learning events are taking place across Kirklees and full details are available by visiting www.kirkleesclik.org.uk, the Community Learning in Kirklees website.