Adult Learner Journal Launch 2020

23 September 2020
Who should attend:
1 hour 30 minutes
Prior booking required:
Online via Zoom
Join AONTAS and special guests to launch the 2020 edition of The Adult Learner - the Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education.

About this Event

The Adult Learner 2020 will be launched during an online, free event on Wednesday, 23rd September. Founded in the mid-1980s this long established, highly regarded journal is essential reading for anyone interested in or studying adult learning. We are delighted to share this latest version with you alongside distinguished guests. See the agenda below for further information.

This event is free to attend. The relevant Zoom link will be issued by email to registered attendees ahead of the event.


2:00pm Welcome and Introductions

• Niamh O’Reilly, AONTAS CEO

2:10pm The Adult Learner 2020: Overview of Contributions

 Rosemary Moreland, Editor of The Adult Learner 2020

2:20pm Discussion of Articles in Breakout Groups

2:45pm Freire’s Legacy

• José Pedro Amorim, member of Instituto Paulo Freire

3:00pm Policy Reflections

• Prof Sir Alan Tuckett and Prof Peter Lavender

More information on The Adult Learner including information on the EDITORIAL BOARD and all editions of the journal from 1985 – 2019, are available free of charge for download on the AONTAS website:

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