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Taekwondo World Champion in Worcestershire

Sally Greaves stands proudly wearing her World Championship Medal. Published Thursday, 20th August 2020

What we did during Lockdown is now a popular topic of conversation.

With stories about banana bread on everyone’s lips, not many people can say they became a World Champion as Adult Learning Worcestershire’s Sally Gleaves can.

Sally, a community tutor from Worcester, came first in the World ITF Taekwondo Council’s Online Patterns World Championship.

She said: “I am delighted to have won, the Taekwondo Council’s first ever online World Championship. 26 countries were represented so I am delighted to bring this win to Worcestershire.”

If you are looking to broaden your skill set, Adult Learning Worcestershire is a fantastic place to start with courses in anything from arts and crafts to languages.

Councillor Lucy Hodgson, Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Communities said: “I would like to congratulate Sally on her wonderful achievement.

“Worcestershire County Council’s Adult Learning courses offer something for anyone who wants to develop skills they already have or learn something new entirely.”

Adult Learning Worcestershire offers a variety of formal and informal learning opportunities to anyone over the age of 19 who either wants to improve employability or learn for personal development.

The courses available include Computer and Digital Skills, Health, Home and Wellbeing and Vocational and Employment Skills.

To find out more about Worcestershire Adult Learning’s opportunities, please visit the dedicated Adult Learning webpages.