Path (Programme for Access to Higher Education) C

PATH 3 (Promoting Access to Higher Education) Leinster Pillar I cluster of NCAD, IADT, UCD, TCD, MIE and RCSI  are delighted to announce that the HEA has allocated the second round of funding to the PATH 3 cluster for the next three years for the period 2021-2024. The amount awarded  (989,487 euro) will enable us to progress our plans to promote access to higher education for under-represented groups. We are proud of our successes, most recently Dublin Learning City PATH project received the UNESCO Award for 2021 at the Annual Conference on Learning Cities in Korea, where Dublin was designated as a Learning City. The award recognises the significant work that Dublin Learning City project has made to create an inclusive learning environment and promote lifelong learning for all.  Dublin Learning City was established as part of the PATH 3 collaboration of six universities. We also collaborate with several other organisations as part of Dublin Learning City such as Dublin City Council, City of Dublin Education and Training Board(CDETB) and Dublin Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB). The Creative Arts Summer School: NCAD leads on the PATH 3 project the Creative Arts Summer School (CASS) led by Finola Mc Ternan. In this next phase of PATH the CASS will engage and expand collaborative opportunities with Dublin Learning City, Community Mentoring, Path 1, I Can Teach, and other national PATH initiatives such as Open Learning.NCAD and the NCAD PATH Programme are delighted to be part of the Dublin Learning City Festival, taking place from Monday 4th to Wednesday 6TH March 2022.

Dublin is learning. Learning for Work. Learning for Life. Learning for Fun.

All events for the Dublin Learning City Festival are free and open to all learners.

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Sense of Place

Mon, 22 March 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT.

Join NCAD student teacher and sculptor Katie Kenny in a fun and experimental drawing lesson.

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I Can Teach

Tue, 23 March 2021, 11:30 – 13:00 GMT.

I Can Teach Path project offers a practical workshop to students interested in submitting a portfolio to college to become an art teacher.

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The Celts

Tue, 23 March, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT.

This talk, presented by Shane McIntyre final year Education and Design student at NCAD, is organised by the School of Education NCAD.

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The Philosophy of Art Education Today

Wed, 24 March 2021, 14:30 – 16:00 GMT.

Hosted by Andrew Wall, sociology lecturer in the School of Education, NCAD.

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