About
Learning
Limerick

Learning Limerick is a partnership that is collaborating to advance Limerick’s progress as a Learning Region. Membership includes Local Government, Higher Education, Further Education and Training, Local Development, Community Education, Culture and Arts, Youth Work, Social Welfare, Childcare, Migrant Integration, Mental Health Services and Limerick Chamber Skillnet.

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About the Festival

The 10th Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival, with an exciting line up of over 200 events across Limerick City and County, all of which were FREE and open to all, will run from Monday 28th September to Sunday 4th October 2020. Learning is promoted as fun with events including performances, taster sessions, tours, displays, lectures, walks, demonstrations and workshops.

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Limerick
Lifelong
Learning
Festival

Our vision of Limerick is a vibrant region where people
are living healthier, happier and more productive lives
as a result of their involvement in lifelong learning.

Our 5 Core Strategic Priorities


  • 1. Promoting

    Promoting Access to Lifelong Learning Opportunities for All


  • 2. Influencing

    Influencing Lifelong Learning Policy and Practice


  • 3. Enhancing

    Enhancing Visibility and Reach of Learning Limerick


  • 4. Networking

    Networking, Connecting and Collaborating


  • 5. Monitoring

    Monitoring, Accountability and Sustainability

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Learning
Neighbourhoods

Limerick Learning Neighbourhoods was launched by the Limerick Community Education Network (LCEN) and its partners during the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival week on 10th April 2019. Learning Neighbourhoods aims to benefit residents by taking the learning city concept to the neighbourhood level. The programme brings local groups, residents, businesses and clubs together to promote and showcase the different forms of learning in their area. The Learning Neighbourhood concept was developed in Cork over the past number of years. The initiative in Limerick was brought to life following a workshop and study visits held in 2018 by the LCEN and was inspired by a desire to develop learning neighbourhood initiatives in local areas across the city. The Learning Neighbourhood steering group are working with four local neighbourhoods: Southside, Northside, City Centre and St. Mary’s.

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What People are Saying
  • “Always good to link with other agencies and have events to encourage new people to get involved”

  • “Very worthwhile. Build links that will go on to something else.”

  • “The networking opportunity was the most beneficial for our organisation. It was also great to see the range of learning activities taking place.”

  • “Very encouraging and wonderful to see so many groups involved.”

  • “Allowed us to identify individuals to develop new networks”

  • “More groups in contact with us as an organisation as well as in contact with individuals.”

  • “Opportunity for working together opened up.”

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Our latest news piece builds on the recent Irish Times article, “A new Department of Higher Education risks creating a two-tier education system”.
Learn more about Southill Family Resource Centre & the far-reaching impacts of #CommunityEducation for individuals & society: aontas.com/knowledge/news/%E2%80%9Ccommunity-education-must-be-part-of-rebuilding-an-ireland-for-all%E2%80%9D.
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Interested in taking a full-time course of study in Limerick City with excellent progression opportunities, family-friendly hours, childcare supports and training allowances?

Our Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus, are delighted to showcase courses on offer this Autumn. Choose from a wide range of exciting course options, including Office Administration, Healthcare, Retail Skills, Contact Centre Operations, Art, Craft and Design, Engineering, ICT and the Leaving Certificate.

Our supportive team are here to help you make the right choice for wherever you want your Further Education and Training journey to take you.

To learn more about Kilmallock Road Campus and to make an enquiry, check out our NEW webpage www.learningandskills.ie/kilmallock-road

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Apprenticeships reflect the public private partnership model that can best deliver future skill needs, have your say on the 2021-2025 plan https://www.regionalskills.ie/regions/midwest/news/

Limerick Culture Night 2020 will take place this year on Friday 18th September, so it’s time to start planning our events and activities for the Limerick region! Limerick Culture & Arts Office is doing a public call out for participants, full details from https://www.limerick.ie/council/services/community-and-leisure/culture-and-arts/limerick-culture-night/limerick-culture

Equity & inclusion must be at the heart of resilient education systems to ensure international peace & stability around the world. Do you agree?

Join us to #SaveOurFuture & ensure that #LearningNeverStops!

https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/future-education-here

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