The release of Leaving Certificate results brings back memories of school and exams for many people; happy associations for some and pangs of regret and frustration for others. In this blog, AONTAS EU Projects Officer Dearbháil considers the different obstacles that can hinder progress in a traditional school setting and looks at how we as adults can find new and alternative ways of learning that help us to nurture what we are passionate about and realise our potential.
In our latest blog, we break down the different options and supports available to adults who are looking to sit the Leaving Certificate exams.
In our latest blog, AONTAS Board member and Adult Guidance Counsellor Seona Hyland offers advice to those who have received their Leaving Certificate Results and are wondering what their options are in further education.
As part of the Build Action Mobilise (BAM) KA1 Erasmus+ project, adult learner and AONTAS Board Member Alan Hand attended the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) General Assembly and Conference from 26th-27th June in Copenhagen, Denmark with AONTAS Advocacy Lead Ben Hendriksen. The BAM Project, organised by AONTAS, supports the continuous professional development of our staff and Board. In this blog, Alan shares his fantastic experience facilitating a workshop, learning from in-depth discussions with adult education experts across Europe, and supporting Ben in his successful election to the new EAEA Executive Board.
AONTAS Advocacy Lead Ben Hendriksen travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark on the 25th June to attend the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) General Assembly and Conference. The trip took place as part of the KA1 ERASMUS+ ‘Build Action Mobilise (BAM)’ project. Organised by AONTAS the project supports the continuous professional development of our staff and Board. In our latest blog Ben shares the highlights of his trip.
On Tuesday, 18th June AONTAS was delighted to partner with Cork Learning City to launch the 2019 edition of The Adult Learner Journal. To mark AONTAS’ 50 year anniversary, we produced a special issue of the Journal focusing on changes in the field of adult, further and community education in Ireland, across Europe, and globally over the past five decades.