Emma won a Scotland's Adult Learning Partnership Award at this year's national awards ceremony in Glasgow. Out of 400 nominations, she was one of 9 winners.
Emma lives in Perth with her partner Mike and is Mum and Step-mum to 6 children. Emma progressed from a Parent Drop-in at her children's school to a Numeracy group gaining an SQA qualification , a Communications Group where despite being assessed as dyslexic also achieved a qualification. Creative Writing, Personal Development and Photography courses soon followed.
She has become a great advocate of lifelong learning, bringing her family to Family Learning activities and encouraging her partner to join the Men & Children Matter activities. Emma represents other parents on the North Perth Community Schools User Group, promoting learning opportunities to the wider community.
Emma has overcome many personal and family issues to become an outgoing and enthusiastic young woman who wants the best for her family and is a positive role model for them and others. CR