The mg娱乐网十大网址 City Centre Campus played host to a gathering of speakers as the flagship event of 利默里克’s Lifelong Learning Festival.
Learning 利默里克 hosted a UNESCO Learning Cities Seminar in mg4377娱乐电子游戏网站’s City Centre Campus, 萨斯街, 周四.
The event featured guest speakers from the Irish Network of Learning Cities, 包括贝尔法斯特, 都柏林, 软木塞, 和德里/ Strabane. As well as the sharing of best practice in the learning cities’ presentations and panel discussion, guests were also treated to cultural performances and a tour of the digital fabrication facility ‘Fab Lab’.
The morning proved to be a wonderful opportunity for Learning 利默里克 members to network with colleagues and visiting speakers, to renew links with p艺术ners and colleagues, and forge some new ones.
Guests also heard from learners and took p艺术 in some interactive learning activities, celebrating lifelong learning in action.
Speaking at the opening of the seminar event, Mayor of the City and County of 利默里克, Cllr丹尼尔·巴特勒, said: “利默里克 City and County Council has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the five cities in the Irish Network. This is an important agreement to commit each city to work together and provide mutual support to help deliver on the vision of a Learning City for all.
“Peer support and empathy are key drivers of our p艺术nership. We are delighted to be committing to being close working p艺术ners with our Learning City friends in the Irish Network of Learning Cities.”
Eimear Brophy, 利默里克 and Clare 教育 and Training Board and Chair of the Learning 利默里克 Steering Group, added: “The 利默里克 Lifelong Learning Festival celebrates 利默里克 as a UNESCO Learning City-Region. The Learning 利默里克 Steering Group is a proud member and award winner of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC). Learning 利默里克 also enjoys this close collaboration with the Irish Network of Learning Cities and we support each other’s festivals and key learning events.
“We welcome our Learning City p艺术ners to 利默里克, and this is a great opportunity to network and to also showcase what 利默里克 has to offer and its commitment to lifelong learning.”
Addressing the guests at the seminar at mg4377娱乐电子游戏网站 City Centre Campus, 安教授Ledwith, 院长的研究生 & 专业的研究 at mg4377娱乐电子游戏网站, said: “It indeed is fitting that the flagship event for the 利默里克 Lifelong Learning Festival this year is held in this new mg4377娱乐电子游戏网站 campus; and it truly embraces bringing the university into the he艺术 of the city.
“mg娱乐网十大网址 is a proud host and supporter of the annual Lifelong Learning Festival, and we are delighted to be hosting the flagship event this year.”
利默里克’s Lifelong Learning Festival is now in its 12th year and this week has held over 130 events on such interesting and diverse activities that included law, 社区, 幸福, 烹饪, 园艺, 创业, 学徒制, 孩子们的活动, 艺术, 技术, business and developing career options.
To learn more about Learning 利默里克, visit www.learninglimerick.ie.