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Graduation Ceremony 2019

Graduation Ceremony 2019

Andy Cook, CEO, speaking at the Graduation Ceremony

The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity held their annual graduation at Farnham Castle, Surrey on Monday 11 March 2019.

Celebrating achieving their Level 5 and 7 Diplomas in teaching and assessing learners with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties were 50 educational professionals who studied with the training team at Helen Arkell.

The evening opened with drinks and canapes and then the charity’s Patron, Princess Beatrice, welcomed all the guests to the ceremony with a filmed video.  Kate Griggs, CEO and founder of Made by Dyslexia, gave the keynote speech and presented the awards.

Special Level 5 high attainment awards were made to Fenella Hall from Mapledurwell and Anita Haigh from Haslemere. Awards were presented to Rachel Rhodes from Kenley for significant achievement at Level 7.  Kate Williams from Teddington received the overall Essay Prize.

Speaking at the event, Andy Cook, CEO of Helen Arkell, said ‘’We congratulate our graduates for their commitment, dedication and achievement. Over the course of their careers their skills will enable hundreds of children and adults with dyslexia to reach their full potential”.

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