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  • Key information

    Join the Learner Council

    We spoke with Learner Council member Linda Bedford about her experiences of being on the Learner Council. With applications opening soon please have a look at the video to see what being a Learner Council member is about. If you think you would like to join the council, email Please note that you are eligible to apply for the council if you are a course representative and are passionate about making a difference in your learning experience!

  • Learner Council Members 2021/22

    Learners and course reps who want to discuss any issues related to the service can contact their Learner Council member on the email address below:

    Adults with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities - Darren Lal -
    Adults with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities - Shiraz Hussain -
    Art, Media and Leisure - David Oxman -
    Art, Media and Leisure - Lionel Lapoirie -
    Bookkeeping - Klodiana Hilaj -
    Childcare and Teaching Assistant - Champa Merry -
    Childcare and Teaching Assistant - Ramandeep Kaur -
    Counselling - Kamaljeet Dhaliwal -
    Digital Skills and IT - Catherine Girvan -
    English and Maths - Charlie Laws -

    English and Maths - Fahmida Akbar -
    English and Maths - Sahar Gudadi -
    English and Maths - Sarah Gaafar -
    ESOL - Anwar Alwattar -
    ESOL - Elvira Aleksova -
    Floristry - Lucy Young -
    Modern Foreign Languages - Stephen Trvellick -

  • Learner Council 2021/22

    Course Reps we need you!

    Apply to join our learner council and provide your learners with a voice!

    If you would like to join our council please apply to Isha Arora by emailing

    Please see the fact sheet below for further information on the application, voting and results process.

    ·         Becoming a learner councillor offers the opportunity to:

    ·         represent your fellow learner’s voice on matters that affect you all

    ·         influence service initiatives

    ·         develop your communication skills

    ·         and much more!

    To apply, submit a paragraph about yourself, why you want to join the council, what you will bring to the council and why you think you will be a good council member.

    The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd October 2021

    Voting takes place from Monday 1st November - 7th November 2021

    Elected members will be announced by Wednesday 15th November 2021

    Please email for more information

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  • Election Week

    Get voting for the course representative you want to represent your area in the Learner council! 

    Fill out your online election slip and click submit for your vote to count.

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    Please click on Learner Council Voting Form to see the candidates profile and submit your vote.

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