1994-2014 The celebration of a journey
10th April 2014 Date of publication
OCN North East Region recently celebrated 20 years of championing Adult Education in the North East, Cumbria and Scotland at a successful event held at The Sage, Gateshead on the 21st March.
We were honoured to have Professor Graham Henderson CBE DL, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University, open the event with a wonderful address expressing his commitment to and support for all the work we do in helping to widen adult participation in education in our region.
The event put the learners and educators at the heart of proceedings with 20 individuals and groups receiving awards for outstanding achievements.
Life-changing Learning Award Winners: Sharon Stokoe, Catherine Reid and Claire McDonald
Life-changing Learning Award - Commendation: Lynn Watson accepted by Anne Barber and Laurean Heslop
Making Headway Award Winner: Young Learner Award Winner:
David McGow Laith Hasan
Lifetime Learner Award Winner:
Commitment to Learning Award Winners: Alex Watson and Incontrol-able CIC
Innovation Award Winner: Innovation Award Commendation:
NECA Training Civil Ceremonies
Learners Choice Award Winners: Ged Close and Sonia Ritchie-Park
Outstanding Contribution Learning-Centre Award Winners:
Middlesbrough Environment City, Civil Ceremonies and SkillShare North East
Outstanding Contribution to Learning-Tutor Award Winners:
Gail and Stuart Laing and Chris Rollings accepted by David Palmer
Certificate of Recognition: Melinda Pettit
We would like to congratulate our Award Winners again and thank everyone who attended or contributed to the celebration. For more information on the 20 years, please click here to read the 20th Anniversary booklet: The Celebration of a Journey 1994-2014.