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Network for Adult Learning Across Borders
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5th of March, 20215th of March, 2021

Network for Adult Learning Across Borders

Today saw a brilliant meeting of NALAB (Network for Adult Learning Across Borders), a collaboration of the key advocacy bodies from across UK and Ireland – AONTAS, Learning and Work Institute, Scotland’s Learning Partnership and FALNI. Over 90 delegates heard contributions from all jurisdictions around the state of play for adult learning, hopes for moving...

Network of Adult Learning Across Borders
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Network of Adult Learning Across Borders

As part of the AONTAS-led events for the 2021 AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival, this policy event will bring the members of the Network for Adult Learning Across Borders (NALAB), Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, together to discuss our shared vision for educational equality and explore the variety of approaches taken by each in...

Building collaboration across Ireland
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3rd of March, 20213rd of March, 2021

Building collaboration across Ireland

This morning a mix of practitioners from across the adult learning sectors in NI met up with members of AONTAS to learn more about what it does and what it offers members. After greetings and introductions led by the AONTAS CEO, Niamh O’Reilly, participants heard some background information from Dearbháil Lawless, (Head of Advocacy). Mike...

Adult and Community Education in Northern Ireland: An AONTAS Collaboration
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Adult and Community Education in Northern Ireland: An AONTAS Collaboration

The event will provide a space for practitioners to share their experiences, outline barriers faced in the adult learning sector, build new relationships and learn from peers. FALNI and AONTAS are building a collaborative relationship based around our common concerns that cut across all of the island of Ireland and exploring how each organisation can...

Belfast Recovery College wins its 2nd STAR Award
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1st of March, 20211st of March, 2021

Belfast Recovery College wins its 2nd STAR Award

Today AONTAS announced the winners in its annual STAR Awards and Belfast Recovery College was the winner in the Learner Voice category. The award is in recognition of their “Making Silent Voices Heard”, a unique Learning and Leadership Initiative that places the Learner Voice at the core of the college. Through advocacy and building learner...

Network of Adult Learning Across Borders (NALAB)
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16th of February, 202116th of February, 2021

Network of Adult Learning Across Borders (NALAB)

As part of the AONTAS-led events for the 2021 AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival, this policy event will bring the members of the Network for Adult Learning Across Borders (NALAB), Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, together to discuss our shared vision for educational equality and explore the variety of approaches taken by each in...

Two Belfast nominations for STAR Awards
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5th of February, 20215th of February, 2021

Two Belfast nominations for STAR Awards

Belfast Metropolitan College – shortlisted for Social Inclusion (large organisations) The Centre for Childhood Studies at Belfast Metropolitan College, alongside the Ashton Centre and numerous other partners within the wider LEMUS project, aimed at bringing unemployed adult community learners of all ages together, from a range of religious and cultural backgrounds, across all four corners...

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9th of January, 20219th of January, 2021

Save the Date

The first conference of NALAB will take place online on Friday 5th March, as part of AONTAS‘ Adult Learners Festival 2021 #BetterTogether. There will be contributions from all five nations. More information on content and registration details will follow.