AONTAS is the Irish National Association of Adult Education, a voluntary membership organisation. It exists to promote the development of a learning society through the provision of a quality and comprehensive system of adult learning and education which is accessible to and inclusive to all.

The members of AONTAS who now number over 550 comprise statutory and voluntary providers of adult and community education nationwide as well as individual members who are mostly tutor / facilitators and learners. AONTAS promotes the importance of adult and community education as a key part of lifelong learning. It influences the development of policy and lobbies on behalf of the sector. It facilitates networking among members and supports their work.


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    The Association provides an information referral service to adult learners and the general public, collects data on developments in the sector and undertakes research.  more » has been made possible by the support of Dublin City Council © 2016