EAEA Country Report on Adult Education in Ireland: Helsinki, 4 Overview Ireland has a long history of adult education, often also referred to as ‘adult and community´ education. This term covers a range of programmes and courses offered by both institutions and adult or community centres. Community and adult. tion of Adult Education in Ireland wel-comed the White Paper, which maps out a strategy for the development and growth of adult education servic-es, and has worked to ensure its im-plementation. However the historical development of adult education in Ireland has been far from strategic, rather being a random ongoing strug-gle.
Adult education stakeholders in Ireland, especially providers at all levels, will welcome the call for enhanced investment in adult learning. However, invest- ment will need to be monitored to ensure a balance between investment in human resource development and human potential development. Adult Education Ireland Schools Our network of Community and Comprehensive schools run a range of Adult Education evening and night classes across Ireland. Everything from Art & Drawing to Zumba is covered, with a variety of QQI (formerly FETAC) courses on offer for adults who want to pick up formal qualifications and boost their employability.
Jul 08, · Introduction Adult education courses are designed so that you can return to education in flexible ways. They take account of your particular needs and circumstances as an adult. There are part-time and full-time courses available. Adult education is any program or course for adults who are out of school but hoping to continue to learn. Typically this is in the form of classes for ESL, basic literacy, and high school diploma equivalency students. Or, it may also be through training and development courses for businesses, organizations, or government agencies.
AONTAS Submission to SOLAS' Public Consultation on the Year Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy for Ireland AONTAS Submission to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science's Statement of Strategy - . Some of those that are running courses (e.g. Cabinteely Community School, Malahide Community School, St Tiernan's Community Schoo l), will be running online courses, opening up their great adult education courses to participants right across the country.