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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

My Doctorate; An Insider-Outsider Viewpoint

“Limited research exists documenting the experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic students in Irish higher education. I wanted to give voice to these students and to hear about their experiences of inclusion and belonging on campus.”

Migrant to Teacher, Writer and Doctoral Student

“By sharing my experience, I hope to help adults who are undecided, or even desperate, to see that there is always a light at the end of a tunnel; and that light is Education – no matter how old you are.”

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