Adult Learner’s Week 2011


Adult Learner’s Week – He Tangata Matauranga

31 October – 6 November 2011

Adult Learners’ Week/He Tangata Mātauranga is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) initiative supported by the Tertiary Education Commission, adult and community education providers at a local level and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. The Week also incorporates International Literacy Day on September 8 each year.


Aims of Adult Learners’ Week He Tangata Mātauranga

Celebrate the efforts, achievements and contributions of adult learners, educators and providers at both regional and national events

Strengthen adult and community education and raise public awareness of the rich variety of learning opportunities for adults

Widen access to learning opportunities and encourage more people to seek advice and guidance about returning to learn

Foster collaborative and cooperative networks and pathways among those who share an interest in adult learning


Click here to go to the Adult and Community Education Aotearoa (ACE) Website to find out more about Adult Learner’s Week 2011

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