Welcome to the new DACE blog!
Here you can keep up to date with the Department of Adult and Community Education (DACE), Maynooth University. We strive to create posts keeping you up to date with our research, students, projects and Colleagues in the field of Adult Education on an inclusive platform, giving everyone in our diverse community a voice.
Adult education is the study of how we learn and develop as adults to collaborate in the creation of a just, equitable and sustainable society. Adults bring their personal and social experiences into education: emotionally, intellectually and physically. We transform lives and communities through adult and community education.
Latest from the Blog
“The prime focus throughout this year has been on providing the necessary devices to work online and while this has been important, what has been overlooked are the holistic values that are core to adult education principles”
“The Charter is a wonderful celebration of the values held dear by community educators, but because of the work that is still being done that asks critical questions about the sort of world that we want to live in”
“So much of who I was as a clinically based nurse has informed my practice as an educator. Undertaking doctoral level studies gave me the space to expose that and reveal it to myself as well as highlighting the synergy between my nursing and education roles”
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