Public Lectures and Seminars

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

Corks Lifelong Learning Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds, across all ages, interests and abilities. The festivals motto is: Investigate, Participate, Celebrate.

During the festival all events are free and accessible to everyone. Learning is promoted as fun with events including performance, debates, taster sessions, tours, displays and demonstrations. They take place right across Cork in a variety of venues indoors and out. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) has been offering education programmes to to Cork and the greater Munster area since 1946 and is proud to celebrate over 70 years of educational services to the community. Sine then ACE's purpose is to provide opportunities in lifelong learning for all adults irrespective of age and previous educational achievements. ACE hae been using the banner "The Free University" as an umbrella for all ACE contributions to the festival over the past few years. We offer talks, workshops and lectures on a wide range of subjects such as politics, art, history and psychology to name just a few. Some highlights of ACE's contribution this year will be a performance in the Honan Chapel by Cór Chúil Aodha, an all mens choir directed by Peadar O'Riada. In addition to lectures there will also be a variety of workshops on offer such as 'Coaching Skills in Personal Life and in Organisational Settings', this workshop will explore with you the use of coaching in your personal life, business, education and sport. Other topics include 'Mindfulness in Everyday Life', storytelling, entrepreneurship, Irish revolutionary history, 'Fake New in the Age of Social Media' and many more. Not to be missed in the Adult Continuing Education information session taking place on Tuesday the 20th of March at 5:00pm in the Aula Maxima UCC. If you have ever thought about returning to education now is the time to find out more! At this event you will be provided with information on how to apply for one of our part-time programmes; you can also find out about fees, what is required of you as an adult learner, supports, the student experience and more. Full event listing:

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars:
Time: Please see full event listing for times
Location: Various locations around campus
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Clair O Sullivan

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