Adult Learner Journal Launch 2020

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Adult Learner Journal Launch 2020: AONTAS, Ireland’s National Adult Learning Organisation, and the Editorial Board of The Adult Learner, are launching its 2020 journal on the 23rd September from 2-3:30pm.

The Adult Learner is the only peer reviewed Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education. Founded in the mid-1980s this long established, highly regarded journal is essential reading for anyone interested in or studying adult learning.

Register here and join a diverse audience of learners, academics and policy makers.

This event is free to attend. The relevant Zoom link will be issued by email to registered attendees ahead of the event.

Adult Learner Journal Launch 2020 Agenda

2:00pm Welcome and Introductions

• Niamh O’Reilly, AONTAS CEO

2:10pm The Adult Learner 2020: Overview of Contributions

 Rosemary Moreland, Editor of The Adult Learner 2020

2:20pm Discussion of Articles in Breakout Groups

2:45pm Freire’s Legacy

• José Pedro Amorim, member of Instituto Paulo Freire

3:00pm Policy Reflections

• Prof Sir Alan Tuckett and Prof Peter Lavender

The Adult Learner, the Irish Journal of adult and community education is a valuable resource that documents the growth and development of adult learning policy and practice. It provides a forum for critical reflection on the practices of teaching and learning, giving priority to subject matter that addresses disadvantage, social exclusion, equality, workplace learning and the study of the teacher/student relationship.

All editions of the Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, The Adult Learner, from 1985 – 2018, are available free of charge for download here. is Ireland’s largest part-time course finder database, with thousands of part-time courses, evening, morning and weekend classes and adult education courses to choose from. You’ll find your perfect course on


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