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Suffolk Adult Learners Awards 2017

This years ceremony took place on Thursday 22 June 2017 at the University of Suffolk, and was another hugely successful event!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors that help to make the awards possible.

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and special congratulations to our Winners and Runners Up:

Learning in the Digital Age Award - sponsored by BT

Winner: Kathy Blyth

Runners Up: Minakshi Ghate & John Smith

Inspirational Learner of the Year - sponsored by Suffolk Adult Learning Federation

Winner: Marius Daniel Banceanu

Runners Up: Danielle Glover & Polly Munyeza

Tutor of the Year Award - sponsored by West Suffolk College

Winner: Ruth Moore

Runner Up: Robert Fish

Learning at Work Award - sponsored by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Winner: Lauren Matthews

Runner Up: Karen Hinton

Learning Project of the Year - sponsored by Eastern Enterprise Hub

Winner: Personal Learning and New Transferable Skills Project (P.L.A.N.T.S)

Runners Up: Beccles Academy & True Thoughts Project

Outstanding Family Learners of the Year - sponsored by Realise Futures

Winner: Frances Howlett

Runners Up: Andrea Rix & Sue Hardy

Volunteer of the Year - sponsored by Suffolk New College

Winner: Zahida Abdullah

Runners Up: Ray Le Couteur & Sean Smith

Health & Wellbeing Impact Award - sponsored by Suffolk Public Health

Winner: Rebecca Szczepanski

Runners Up: Kirsty Cox & David Crawford

Arts & Cultural Learning Award - sponsored by East Coast College

Winner: Treacy Corbett

Runner Up: Juliet Lockhart, Art In Mind 

Outstanding Services to Education & Training in Suffolk - sponsored by Leap

Winners: Pauline White & Sian Hart from Coastal Leisure Learning

Outstanding Learner of the Year - sponsored by University of Suffolk (Winner of Winners)

Winner: Marius Daniel Banceanu


A big thank you to everyone involved in making the night so special!

To read the press release, please see here.