The Department of Adult and Community Education at National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth, is celebrating 40 years. Since 1975, the Department of Adult and Community Education has been at the forefront of development in adult educational practices, research, and innovation.
NUI Maynooth plays a significant role as a major contributor to Adult Education policy and has influenced policy development on equality of access to education, professionalisation of the sector, lifelong learning, and recognition of prior learning. The Department is recognised as a leader in bringing third level education outside the confines of the campus and engaging with wider society through its many outreach programmes. Find more information here on their Certificate in Adult & Community Education