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    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 2019/20

    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 1-2 paragraphs 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 Wednesday 30th October 2019

    Voting takes place from 2nd November 8th November 2019

    Elected members will be announced by Friday 15th November 2019

    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 election slip and put it in the ballot box in reception

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    Their manifestos are below:

  • Learner Council Members 2019/20

    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:

    Bhadresha Assani  ( ) - Modern Foreign Languages 

    David Oxman  ( ) - Art, Media and Leisure 

    Elvira Aleksova  ( ) - ESOL

    Fahmida Mir Akbar  ( ) - English and Maths 

    Maureen Marshall  ( ) - Horticulture 

    Moona Seemeen Syeda  ( ) - Childcare and Teaching Assistant

    Rosanne Gillis  ( ) - Art, Media and Leisure

    Sabia Tasnim  ( ) - English and Maths 

    Sahar Gudadi   ( ) - English and Maths

    Shenaz Mahomed  ( ) - IT, D Skills, Bookkeeping

    Stephen Trevellick   ( ) - Modern Foreign Languages

    Sunita Manandhar ( ) - English and Maths

    Syed Shah ( ) - Childcare and Teaching Assistant 

    Virginia Scott  ( ) - Modern Foreign Languages

    Zohreh Fallah Rastegar ( ) - ESOL