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Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board

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International Conference on Family Learning

Valuing Parents- Linking Policy and Practice

March 28th and 29th 2019

Templegate Hotel,Ennis, County Clare, Ireland

The Further Education and Training Division of Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board is delighted to host this two-day International Conference on Family Learning. It will bring a range of national and international experts together to look at Family Learning as an essential element in further education provision and as a means to engage with local and migrant families so as to improve the educational outcomes of children and also parents.

Who should attend:

  • Researchers in the field of family learning and educational disadvantage
  • Policy makers in governmental departments
  • Decision makers in key agencies with an interest/remit in Family Learning

Aims:

  • To showcase models of good practice in Family Learning work in Ireland and in Europe
  • To highlight the role of Family Learning in tackling educational disadvantage
  • To influence policy and consider strategies to rolling out a national model of Family Learning based on effective interagency working

Speakers include:

  • Dr Ulrike Hanemann, International Education Expert, Germany
  • Juliette Collier, Director, Campaign for Learning, UK
  • Dr Lauren Kavanagh, Research Associate, Education Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland
  • Dr Áine Cregan, Specialist in Language and Literacy, Limerick, Ireland
  • Dr Inez Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, National Adult Literacy Agency, Ireland

The conference cost is €150, which includes lunches and a Family Learning Resource Pack. We will be issuing invoices to all attendees in early 2019.

Please contact familylearningconference@lcetb.ie for any specific queries.


Templegate Hotel: Enquiries about accommodation in the TempleGate can be made directly with the hotel info@templegatehotel.com.

Cultural Immersion: An optional cultural immersion day trip taking in visits to the Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle has been organised for Saturday the 30th of March from 9am until 6pm. This will cost 100 euro and will cover all transport, entrance fees and refreshments. This can be invoiced along with conference costs.

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