Adult & Community Education, in County Galway Vocational Education Committee

By: County Galway Vocational Education Committee  05/12/2011
Keywords: adult education, Vocational Education, Community Education

Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered

The Community Education Service supports the development of Community Education across the county.  The service is part of the Co. Galway V.E.C. Life Long Adult Education Service and through the Community Education Grant Scheme, provides support in the form of financial assistance to community and voluntary groups wishing to run educational programmes in their own locality.

Target Group:

Community and Voluntary Groups

Resources & Expertise Available:

Advice and assistance is available to community and voluntary organisations in promoting the development and nurturing of new community-based learning groups.

The Community Education Service provides the following:

  • Support to new and existing community education groups in the form of technical, administrative and educational inputs.
  • Developing and encouraging partnerships and links with statutory and other providers.
  • Promoting the role of the sector in supporting outreach and referral to the statutory sector.
  • Liasing on quality assurance, accreditation and certification issues.

Assistance in the implementation of the Back to Education countywide is available through this service.

Times available:

Programmes are timed to meet the needs of the Community and Voluntary groups.

Keywords: adult education, Community Education, Education Committee, Educational Programmes, Vocational Education

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