Nominations are now open for the Festival of Learning 2016 Awards

Posted by vs156 at Apr 15, 2016 12:22 PM |
Nominate learners, tutors or projects for an award.

Festival of Learning

Building on the success of the last 24 years of Adult Learners’ Weeks, the Festival of Learning is a national celebration of lifelong learning.

This year the Festival will run from 1 May to 30 June 2016 during which there will be number of ‘have a go’ and taster sessions, open days and other learning activities taking place across England, as well as the Awards. Find out about the events offered by the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning as part of the Festival by visiting our Open Events page.

2016 Awards

The Festival of Learning Awards showcase and celebrate the positive impact that learning has on individuals, families, communities and employers. This year there will be over 50 regional and national winners of awards across 4 categories – learners, tutors, projects/provision and employers.

We encourage you to get involved in the awards by nominating learners, tutors or projects that deserve recognition.

To make a nomination you will need to complete an online form and submit a supporting statement. Full details about the nominations process can be downloaded below:

Festival of Learning Awards 2016 – PDF 288KB

Nominations for the Festival of Learning 2016 Awards close at 5pm on Friday 20 May 2016.

If you are intending to make a nomination, please let us know by emailing It is also important that you inform the individual that you intend to nominate, as they are required to approve the nomination.

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