On Day 3 of the AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival (Wednesday, 3rd March 2021), AONTAS screened a thought provoking webinar on Facebook. This webinar included contributions from Dr Paul Gaffney, Lead Consultant in High-Performance Sport Clinical Psychology and Finola Colgan, Development Officer, Mental Health Ireland. Both speakers looked at mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased attendance and updates
Another great AONTAS Membership Update and Engagement webinar with over 30 attendees from across Ireland. In this webinar we asked 'What does reopening mean for your organisation post COVID-19 restrictions?' These webinars are a space to raise concerns & solution based ideas.
Many learners that do not have access to the internet and an appropriate device are at an immediate disadvantage. While access is a key issue, the issue of educational disadvantage in this area is complex.
Assessment Equality across Tertiary Education
In this Snapshot, Sam O'Brien-Olinger, AONTAS Information and Policy Officer gives the main issues from the report related to adult education.
In our latest blog, discover the new website for One Step Up, a free Information and Referral Service that helps adults find out about the range of education and training options and the supports available.
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.