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Hold 'have a go' events in May or June

As part of Festival of Learning, hundreds of organisations hold learning events and activities that inspire people of all ages to ‘have a go’ and discover how learning can change their life.

Lots of learning events and activities have already been added, from simple clothes repairs, making your first sourdough bread, and writing short fiction to singing taster sessions, college open days and gardening workshops. 

If you are hosting learning events or activities such as 'have a go' events, taster sessions, open days, evening talks, volunteer activities, careers advice, awards ceremonies, seminars or webinars then add them for free to our online calendar

Promotional resources to help with your events

We have added new items to our partner hub of resources including: images of people learning, empty belly posters and email footers.

Add your Festival of Learning events now!

Nominate inspiring learners, tutors, employers and projects for a Festival of Learning Award

Have you submitted your nominations yet? The four categories are:

Nominate businesses that have invested in outstanding staff training and development and used learning to develop the skills of their workforce to improve productivity and raise morale.

Innovative learning projects or provision 
Nominate projects and provision that will be inspirational to others and that could be replicated or adapted by other learning providers.

Recognise and celebrate adults who, through learning, have transformed their own lives and the lives of their families, friends, their communities, and the places they work.

This includes teachers, trainers and student teachers in the FE and skills sector, including those in adult and community learning, emergency and public services, the armed services, sixth-form colleges, the voluntary sector and work-based learning. 

Nominate now!

The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Friday 20 May 2016.