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European representatives get a taste of Irish political life

Attached is a newspaper article which appeared in the Leinster Express newspaper, Portlaoise, Co. Laois after the sixth and final meeting which took place in Ireland.  The theme of this meeting was ‘Active Citizenship through peer-mentoring’.  Project partners focused on political engagement and during their visit experienced firsthand the workings of Irish politics at a local and national level.

Newspaper article Irish meeting resized

Skype conference between Ireland and Spain

Prior to the meeting in Spain adult learners from the Portlaoise Adult Education Centre participated in a Skype conference with Spanish adult learners.  Participants had the opportunity to put their technology skills into practice.  Adult learners introduced themselves and chatted … read more

Newspaper articles on EU Peer-Mentoring project.

  Attached are some newspaper articles that appeared in the Leinster Express and Laois Nationalist newspaper in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland.  The articles mention some of the peer-mentoring ctivities that have been taking place at the Portlaoise Adult Education Centre. … read more