Ascentis Outstanding Learner of the Year Awards - Winners 2023-24

Now in its second year, the new Ascentis Learner of the Year Award recognises the hard work and commitment of individual learners who have achieved an Ofqual, CCEA or Qualifications Wales regulated qualification from Ascentis. They may have demonstrated a high level of skill or competence in their learning, or show exceptional resilience and commitment to study, perhaps through challenging circumstances. They will have demonstrated an enthusiasm for learning beyond the requirements of their course. 

The nominations have been scrutinised by a panel of judges, and a winner and a runner-up have been selected. These are:

Winner: Tina- May Brownlie, Lifeworks College

Congratulations on winning the Outstanding Learner of the Year Award. You have overcome significant challenges, showing dedication and commitment to your learning. The growth you have demonstrated is exceptional. Your achievements and progression are amazing. The fact that this impact has also fed through to your local community and has inspired and engaged classmates was also something we loved. You deserve to be celebrated and we’re so pleased that your achievements have been recognised.” Judge

Runner up: Chau Ha Wong, Oldham Lifelong Learning - Coldhurst Centre

“Your commitment and dedication to studying a range of qualifications, demonstrating a high level of progression in your studies, under challenging circumstances, is highly commendable.  You have demonstrated excellent organisation, communication and collaborative working skills with your peers, inspiring others.  I am sure you will be successful in your next steps in education and employment.  Congratulations!” Judge

Celebrating Success

All learners nominated for an award receive a Certificate of Recognition from Ascentis.

Prize winners will receive a cheque for £400 and runners-up will receive a cheque for £200, to help them with their future studies.

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