30 Jan 2018

24 Adult Learning Initiatives Shortlisted for the AONTAS STAR Awards

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the AONTAS STAR Awards 2018. 

The STAR Awards (Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition) are an awards initiative coordinated by AONTAS as part of the annual Adult Learners' Festival to acknowledge the fantastic work undertaken by adult learning initiatives throughout Ireland.The awards celebrate the positive contribution that these initiatives make to individual adult learners, local communities and wider society.

Nominations for the 12th AONTAS STAR Awards were received under four categories:

The quality of nominations was exceptional, resulting in a highly competitive process. An independent panel of judges carried out a detailed review of all the nominations. Shortlisted programmes will have the opportunity to meet with the judging panel at an interview day in February. Learners and staff from shortlisted programmes will also be invited to the 12th AONTAS STAR Award ceremony on 5th March inNumber 6 Kildare Street Dublin, where the STAR Award winners will be announced. 

AONTAS STAR Awards Shortlist 2018

Adult Learning Initiatives that Promote The Learner Voice

Adult Learning Initiatives that Promote Digital Inclusion

Adult Learning Initiatives that Promote Wellbeing

Large Organisations

Small/Medium Organisations

Adult Learning Initiatives that Promote Social Inclusion

Large Organisations

Small/Medium Organisations