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Finding the right course at the right institution

Former Access to HE, and University of York student Keran Pincombe talks about how choosing the right courses led her to academic and career success.

Having attended a number of schools as a child, and then experienced a range of careers, before returning to education, Keran was able to transfer her work and life skills into the new world of adult education.

Taking the step to research courses at a local college, it soon became apparent that education could open up endless opportunities for mature learners like Keran and her learning and career journey has proved that since. A college course was followed by an undergraduate course and teacher training. Further and Higher Education Lecturing followed and Awarding Body examiner roles alongside studying for her PHd in education. All this, from an idea that she wanted to do more…

You may recognise some of what Keran talks about as being true for you too. Do feel free to share your comments.

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