23 Oct 2023

Nominations Now Open for the AONTAS STAR Awards 2024!

Three women standing together against a blue background, two hold certificates and one holds the AONTAS STAR Award trophy

Do you know a group doing amazing work in adult or community education across the island of Ireland? Nominate them for a STAR Award!

You can nominate your own group or a group you know that is making a real impact in their community. Whether you're an organiser, tutor, or adult learner, as long as the initiative focuses on adult learning and falls within the categories below, you can nominate them. 

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday 22nd November 2023 at 5pm. 

Who judges the STAR Awards?

The independent STAR Awards judging panel includes people from adult learning organisations, universities, Government and other groups in the adult and community education in Ireland. If your nomination is shortlisted, you meet with judges in February 2024.

Winners will be announced at the STAR Awards Ceremony on Friday, 8th March 2024. Check out last year's amazing winners.


Nominate your chosen adult or community education initiative today.

If you have any questions, contact our Membership and Digital Engagement Officer Brian Desmond at

Find out more about the STAR Awards