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Mica Jayne Coleman Jones

28 July 2023


In April, Festival of Learning held an 'Art for the People' event at City Lit to celebrate the benefits of art-based learning for individuals, communities and wider society. Mica Jayne Coleman Jones, winner of our 2022 Patron's Award, looks back on her experience of the day and reflects on meeting Learning and Work Institute's patron, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

Reflections on Art For The People and meeting HRH The Princess Royal

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Catherine Foot

7 July 2023


We are proud to partner with L&W on their Festival of Learning campaign. The inspiring stories of the nominees are proof positive of the life-changing role that learning can play in people’s lives.

How lifelong learning can help us make the most of longer lives

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5 July 2023


The Festival of Learning award winners for 2023 have been announced by Learning and Work Institute. The ten winners, revealed at an awards ceremony, include inspiring stories of adult learners, as well as outstanding adult learning provision, tutors and employers.

This year’s Festival of Learning award winners showcase the power of adult learning to change lives and inspire others to fulfil their potential

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