'No exams but I knew I wasn't thick'

'No exams but I knew I wasn't thick'
 

Maxine Turner left school without a single qualification.
"But I knew I wasn't thick," she says.
She went on to get a teaching qualification and now she's running education courses trying to help adults without qualifications, without jobs and often drained of self-confidence.
Maxine is speaking at Mowbray Gardens Library in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, where a group is gathering for lessons taught by the Workers Educational Association (WEA), the largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.
There are ex-miners here who haven't worked since the pits closed in the 1980s.... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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