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Inspire Awards 2015

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Inspire Awards 2015
by Hilma Wright - Thursday, 8 January 2015, 11:15 AM


The Inspire! Awards 2015 – Nominations now open!


NIACE Cymru have opened the nominations for The Inspire! Awards, an annual ceremony which celebrates inspirational learners, tutors & mentors in Wales. Those who are chosen are often individuals who have shown exceptional passion, commitment and drive for learning, often in the face of difficult circumstances.


Among the fourteen winners from The Inspire! Awards 2014, there was a beautician who has re-trained as an engineer, three generations of the same family who all study together, and a young man who overcame personal tragedy, drugs problems and homelessness to follow his dreams of setting up his own business.  You can watch their stories on the NIACE Cymru YouTube channel!


NIACE Cymru are excited to open nominations for 2015 and hope to receive some fantastic entries which demonstrate the importance of adult learning in Wales. If you know an inspirational adult learner, tutor, mentor or trainer, please visit


If you would like hard copies of the nomination forms sent to you via post or email please email NIACE Cymru at or call us on 02920 370900.


Nominations close on February 6th 2015.


Organised by NIACE Cymru with the support of the Welsh Government and European Social Fund, the  prestigious Inspire! Awards ceremony will take place on the 11th June 2015, just before Adult Learners Week, the largest celebration of adult learning in Europe.