April Membership Update and Engagement Webinars

14 May 2021

This month AONTAS Membership and Engagement Webinars included: Member Spotlight - An Cosán, Successful Online Learning Methods and Considerations for Adult Educators - Johan Cruyff Institute and One Year On From COVID-19 - AONTAS.

Details and videos can be found below. If there is a topic you would like to see covered please contact Barry Dolan, AONTAS Communications and Membership Officer at: 

To register for future webinars click here.


AONTAS continues to create opportunities for our members to engage and learn each week as part of our very successful AONTAS Membership and Engagement Webinars. The webinars, hosted by AONTAS staff focus on different topics each week in a supportive environment. Topics are guided by our members and so far have included; 


April 2021 Membership Update and Engagement Webinars


Member Spotlight - An Cosán

Date: 7th April 2021

Number attended: 30

Maria Flanagan, Community Partner Lead and Dragana Soro, Education Technologist in An Cosán, delivered their excellent presentation at this webinar. In this session they covered:

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Successful Online Learning Methods and Considerations for Adult Educators

Date: 21st April 2021

Number attended: 50

In this extended webinar, Lukas Dorda, Online Learning Manager with Johan Cruyff Institute provided an introduction to the internationally renowned Johan Cruyff Institute (JCI), and how it implements online learning opportunities.

Lukas talked about the many approaches they use to engage learners who include Olympians, Champions League and World Cup winners and how some of the processes could be used for adult learners in Ireland. During a Q&A session, AONTAS members had the opportunity to ask any questions.

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One Year On From COVID-19

Date: 28th April 2021

Number attended: 30

AONTAS CEO, Niamh O'Reilly gave an input focusing on some of the implications of COVID-19, including some preliminary findings from international research.

The session also included breakout sessions where AONTAS members had an opportunity to discuss issues and challenges that groups are facing at a local level.

AONTAS also shared information on our campaign - “One Year on from COVID-19” which aims to highlight and share information on the impact of COVID-19 on education provision, both from a learner and a provider’s perspective, and make a strong call for an increased focus on supporting educational equality.

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AONTAS Membership Update and Engagement Webinars are open to all our members. For information on AONTAS membership and upcoming member webinars, please contact AONTAS Communications and Membership Officer, Barry Dolan:

To register for future webinars click here.