Students and tutors were among those recognised by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Learning and Skills Service for their hard work, dedication and commitment to education at a special ceremony last week.
The ceremony was held to coincide with the Festival of Learning (formerly Adult Learners’ Week) – a national celebration of lifelong learning.
The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ken Dixon and Councillor Jim Beall, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Health, presented the awards to the winners who were nominated for their achievements.
Anne Rucroft scooped overall winner for ‘Tutor of the Year’ while Alan Gough won ‘Overall Learner of the Year’.
The categories and winners were:
ICT Tutor of the year – Julia Jobling
Learning Support Officer of the Year – Peter Latham
Skills for Life Tutor of the Year – Jacqueline Arthur
Family Learning Tutor of the Year – Sandra Johnston
ESOL Tutor of the Year – Samira Khan
Assessor of the Year – Tracy Manton
Business Support Officer of the Year – Catherine Kelly
Community Learning Tutor of the Year – Keith Palmer
Employability Tutor of the Year – Jane Metcalfe
Skills for Life Learner of the Year – Maureen Corbett
Family Learning Learner of the Year – Lynsey Tiplady
Employability Learner of the Year 2016 – Katie Horbury
Study Programme Learner of the Year – James Stott
Traineeship Learner of the Year – Amy-Jane Hanrahan
ICT Learner of the Year – Gillian Fawcett
Gillian Winship – Community Learner of the Year
ESOL Learner of the Year – Ali Hussein
Councillor Jim Beall, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Health, said: “Congratulations goes to all those learners and tutors who were fully recognised for all their time, efforts and hard work. Thanks to the dedication of our tutors we are able to provide a wide and varied range of courses which help learners of all abilities tackle the basics, boost their skills and reignite a love of learning.
“If you would like to refresh your skills or learn something different our prospectus, packed full of exciting courses for the new academic year, is available soon.”
For more information visit www.stockton.gov.uk/learningandskills or telephone 01642 527904.