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Maria Farias

Running Oxford Half Marathon

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My story

[p]As Nelson Mandela said "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.".[/p][p]Unfortunately today's education system is designed for the masses which means that many individuals with learning disabilities leave school with limited life skills and consequently limited chances of succeeding. It's crucial that we create opportunities for these individuals and help them develop their social skills, confidence, independence and ultimately employability. [/p][p]Education is very close to my heart. Having been a teacher for over 10 years and now an HR Advisor, I know how important it is to build the bridge between education and the workplace. [/p][p]Yellow Submarine is an award-winning Oxfordshire charity that believes people with learning disabilities and autism deserve to live life to the full. About two thirds of their income is generated through their enterprises (have you ever visited their amazing coffee shop in Park End Street, Oxford and at Windrush Leisure Centre, Witney?) but they still rely on the generous support of many donors and fundraisers to be able to pioneer new initiatives and to provide some of the most needed, but costly, projects. You can find more information about the charity at http://www.yellowsubmarine.org.uk/. [/p]
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