An awards evening will celebrate Adult Learners’ Week.
Adult Learners’ Week is a national celebration of lifelong learning, the biggest in England. Now in its 24th year, this event is a great way of commemorating and recognising the achievements of learners and highlighting what takes place to get more adults into training and employment.
In conjunction with national celebrations, Durham County Council’s Adult Learning and Skills Service is holding a recognition ceremony for their adult learners whose ages range from 19 to 92.
Caroline O’Neill, head of education with Durham County Council, said: “We are incredibly proud of the courses we offer and the achievements of our learners every year.
“This awards evening is a great way to recognise these achievements and engage more people with the work which we do.”
Radio presenter Alan Robson MBE will be on hand to present the awards in the following categories:
•    Individual learner awards
•    Group awards
•    Tutor awards
•    Apprenticeship awards
•    ‘making an impact’ project award
The event takes place at The Ramside Hall Hotel on Thursday, (June 18) from 6.30pm and Cllr Maria Plews, portfolio holder for adult learning and skills will join Caroline and Alan and the winners