AONTAS Lifelong Learning Summit

18 November 2019
Who should attend:
AONTAS Members
Full-day event
Prior booking required:
Yes - Please see below
Croke Park

The Lifelong Learning Summit is being held to mark 50 years of AONTAS and will explore the future of lifelong learning.

About this Event

The Summit will bring together international and national speakers, learners, policy makers and adult and community education providers to explore the future of lifelong learning in Ireland. It will be an opportunity to reflect on the field of adult learning over the last 50 years and look towards its role in addressing the critical issues that society now faces, from climate change to challenges facing our democracy.

The Lifelong Learning Summit will:

  • Highlight the wide range of benefits of adult and community education
  • Explore how we can work collaboratively to build more inclusive and sustainable societies
  • Showcase examples of best practice in adult and community education
  • Explore the role of lifelong learning in building strong democracies and increasing civic engagement


Speakers Include:

  • Patricia King, General Secretary, Irish Congress Of Trade Unions
  • Lene Rachel Andersen, Author of 'The Nordic Secret'
  • Andrew Brownlee, CEO, SOLAS
  • Stephen Evans, Chief Executive, Learning At Work Institute, UK
  • Seán Ó Foghlú, Secretary General, Department of Education and Skills
  • Professor Tom Collins, Adult Learning Expert


Register for this event

Contact details:
Croke Park, Jones' Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3
Tel: 01-4068220