Personal achievement award for learning

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Chris was nominated for the ‘Personal Achievement’ award at the Adult Literacies Awards in Fife, for all his hard work. […]

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From Learner to Lead Volunteer

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

I first came out of hospital in 2001. A nurse told me about a man who was a learner with […]

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Finding a way forward with dyslexia

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Katy thinks back to school days as days of misery. Her mum knew that she needed extra support but the school refused to accept […]

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Amy receives the Barony College Trophy for Inspiration

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Amy was referred to Lead Scotland by her guidance teacher at school.  After being accepted by Lead Amy joined our […]

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Gaining confidence to learn

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

I had looked after my disabled husband and two young sons and not worked for over 6 years. I had typing and clerical […]

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Rachel’s Story

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Rachel was referred for an Activity Agreement by Social Work as she left school after a poor experience regarding transition. […]

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Lisa became a self employed Aromatherapist

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Lisa is a single parent with two children. She told the Lead Scotland Learning Co-ordinator that she would like to get […]

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Getting Digital

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

“Everything is computerised – I wanted to learn about it to not get left behind.” Wendy was referred to the […]

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Improving disabled learners’ progression through learning in colleges (Feb. 2015)

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Background Recent research from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) found that disabled learners in colleges are not progressing as well […]

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Employability Support in a Fairer Scotland

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Scottish Government have been engaging in events, discussions and debate across the country on what would make Scotland a […]

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