Aontas “Adult Learning Festival” preview

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BERNIE GALLAGHER speaks to John Healy about the “Love to Learn” bus organised by Aontas. She explains how the event was a success and tells of upcoming events to promote adult learning as part of the Aontas “Adult Learners Festival”.

Bernie encourages people to attend and bring a friend and to use the events as networking opportunities for prospective learners to explore what’s offered by the various services. Bernie shares some statistics of numbers of participants in the festival.

They talk of some practical skills that can be learned from some of the courses available and how they can be beneficial from a social point of view.

She also tells of some of the particularly useful information available on their website.

www.aontas.com

Duration: 14'22" DATE: February 20, 2013
Interviewer:John Healy
Producer:John Healy
Interviewee:Bernie Gallagher
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Community Events
Keywords:aontas learning festival 2013, bernie gallagher, aontas, love to learn bus, star awards, family learning day, aontas website, age and opportunity, life long learning
LocationIreland Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130220_NST_002
Rights:Creative Commons License
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