Inspiring stories

Some stories are given below to give you a flavour of our project work and show some of the ways that people can improve their lives through learning.

  • Finding a way forward with dyslexia Katy thinks back to school days as days of misery. Her mum knew that she needed extra support but the school refused to accept this.  They suggested that she was not very bright, did not ...
  • Amy receives the Barony College Trophy for Inspiration Amy was referred to Lead Scotland by her guidance teacher at school.  After being accepted by Lead Amy joined our MCMC (More Choices More Chances) SCOPE (Socialisation, communication, opportunities, progression, ...
  • Gaining confidence to learn I had looked after my disabled husband and two young sons and not worked for over 6 years. I had typing and clerical experience but had never used a computer, despite having one ...
  • Rachel’s Story Rachel was referred for an Activity Agreement by Social Work as she left school after a poor experience regarding transition.  Rachel moved from Children and Family Services when she was 18 ...
  • Lisa became a self employed Aromatherapist Lisa is a single parent with two children. She told the Lead Scotland Learning Co-ordinator that she would like to get away from needing benefit support, but she had no qualifications. ...