AONTAS NI Community Education Census (2021-2022) - Launch

08 September 2023
Who should attend:
Community Education Organisations in Northern Ireland
3 hours
Prior booking required:
Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the AONTAS NI Community Education Census (2021-2022) which will take place in Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast on 8th September (9.30am-12.30pm).

This marks the launch of the first ever NI census of adult learning provision, delivered in connection with Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations in Northern Ireland. Our launch event will share some of the key findings of this important research, with panelists and participants discussing how the research can be used to ensure that community education is celebrated and supported. 

Date: Friday 8th September 2023

Time: 9.30am-12.30pm



10.00am: Welcome and Introductions - John D’Arcy, AONTAS Chairperson

10.10am: Sponsor InputCaoimhe Archibald, Sinn Féin

10.20am: Presentation of AONTAS Research Findings  - Dr Eve Cobain and Dr Colin Neilands

10.50am: Reflection on the Findings - Small Group Discussions

11.00am: Panel Discussion - Chaired by Dearbháil Lawless, AONTAS CEO


11.45am: The Learner Experience

12.00pm: Close

12.05pm: Lunch


Please register for the event through our online registration link here

Register for this event

Contact details:
Tel: Katie O'Rourke, Head of Communications