Posted by SchoolDays Newshound, on 08/04/2019. Tags: Parenting
The Dublin Learning City Festiva
l which will take place across Dublin from today, Monday 8th to Friday 12th April. The Festival is an initiative of the Dublin Learning City programme in partnership with Dublin City Council, and will link over 100 events which support life-long learning for work, life and fun.
The scope of the Festival is vast, offering events for all interests. Events across the week include web game building tutorials, pottery classes, mindfulness workshops, Spanish/English conversation exchanges, introductions to social media, swim classes, beginner computer classes, scrabble groups, information on 1916 scholarships and so much more.
The Dublin Learning City initiative was launched in 2018 and aims to ensure that education and learning is accessible for all inhabitants, regardless of age, and in traditional and non-traditional settings. Dublin Learning City is led by the Leinster Pillar 1 cluster, comprising of Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Marino Institute of Education (MIE),University College Dublin (UCD), Trinity College Dublin (TCD), the National College of Art and Design (NCAD).
Dublin is the latest Irish city to establish a Learning City programme, following Cork and Limerick which are both running similar festivals this week. Belfast and Derry are also running Learning Festivals.
Find out about events being held across Dublin this week here