Maynooth International Conference - 20/03/12 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 23 January 2012 16:15

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International Conference

NEW DYNAMICS OF LEARNING AND AGEING: Research, Policy and Practice:

The Association for Education and Ageing, Age Action Ireland & Workers’ Educational Association NI & The New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme UK

present an International Conference

20-22 March 2012 


at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM), Dublin.

Taking place at the historic St Patrick’s College, within easy reach of Dublin, this international residential meeting will seek to highlight new curriculum areas for older learners and innovative ways of reaching and teaching them – including the involvement of arts and creativity.

An additional pre-conference programme, organised by the Adult and Community Education Department of NUIM, will be available for older learners and anyone with a view on later life learning.

The conference will aim to:

  • Identify new areas of teaching and learning, especially through arts and creativity 
  • Share good practice about older adults’ learning and educational opportunities 
  • Include the voice of the older learner 
  • Highlight the EU year of Active Ageing and Intergenerational Solidarity (2012)
  • Showcase the work of the conference partners and other contributors 

Download Conference Programme

Further details including conference fees and accommodation information 

Download Booking form or to book on line go to

For further details please contact Carolyn Hale WEA on 02890329718.


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