Widening Participation Co-ordinator for SS&L, Andy Norris, provided the following press release:
Adult Learners Award Winners
The award was presented by former England Cricketer Andy Caddic and Laura Rawlings from BBC Bristol.
It was a huge achievement for this group that deliver high quality learning opportunities to some of the most vulnerable members of our community in partnership with Somerset Skills&Learning Community Learning Partnership Team. The group have also been invited by SS&L to be a lead partner in the national pilot Mental Health Project to research the impact of learning in the rehabilitation and prevention of mild to moderate mental health issues. Bridget Harvey the Service Director for the charity said:
“This is a major achievement and reward for all the hard work and dedication of our team of staff and volunteers involved at the charity. We are all looking forward to researching and measuring the impact of our work in this new national project”
If you are interested in volunteering at the project contact Lynne Staniforth 01749 670667 or email firstname.lastname@example.org