The Adult Learners’ Festival 2018 will take place nationwide from 5–9 March with the theme #LoveLifelongLearning. Coordinated by AONTAS, the National Adult Learning Organisation, the Festival is a nationwide celebration of adult learning.
The first Further Education and Training (FET) Strategy was formally approved by the Minister for Education and Skills in April 2014. It provides a framework for the continued development of a strong integrated Education and Training sector.
There is a strong association between a person’s education/training history and their employment outcomes, participation in lifelong learning, levels of civic engagement and quality of life and individual well-being.
For Principals and Guidance Counsellors working in Second Level Schools or Colleges of Further Education, the past six months have been the most traumatic and unsettling of their professional lives, due to the changes to teacher...