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Belfast to take part in Irish Learning Cities Day Sep 2020

The first ever Irish Network of Learning Cities Day will take place on Wednesday 30 September with Belfast set to take part alongside four other cities from across Ireland. [caption id="attachment_3375" align="alignnone" width="650"] Irish Learning CitiesPicture Colm Mahady / Fennells - Copyright© Fennell Photography 2019[/caption] In 2019 the Lord Mayors of Belfast, Cork, Dublin and the Mayors of Limerick and Derry City and Strabane Region formally signed an agreement to commit each city [...]

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Belfast Festival of Learning. 23rd -29th March 2020 Mar 2020

Welcome to the fifth annual Belfast Festival of Learning running March 23-29. The Belfast Festival of Learning is a key feature in the city’s plan to build Belfast as a learning city for all, in line with the commitments made to UNESCO, (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), when Belfast became a member of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities in 2018. The festival helps to deliver on the key commitments we made to celebrate and promote learning, to ma [...]

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Be part of the Belfast Festival of Learning 2019 Sep 2018

We would like to hear from organisations who would like to host an event at the Belfast Festival of Learning which will run from 4-10 March 2019. The festival aims to engage Belfast citizens in learning and to inspire interest and enjoyment through a week-long programme of interactive learning events and workshops. It also aims to showcase the range of learning opportunities that exist in the city. Once again, we particularly wish to promote events that encourage the participation of grou [...]

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It’s never too late to try something new says the Belfast Festival of Learning! Feb 2018

Whatever age we are, learning something new can give us greater confidence and self-esteem, better mental health and wellbeing and a better quality of life. That’s why the Belfast Festival of Learning has lined up a week long programme of free events themed learning through education, learning for life, learning to live together and learning for and in work – which will showcase the first class learning network and opportunities which exist in the city from Monday, 5 March until Sunda [...]

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Be part of Belfast Festival of Learning 2018 Sep 2016

Belfast Festival of Learning would like to hear from organisations who would like to host an event at its festival on 5th to 11th March 2018. The Festival aims to engage Belfast citizens in learning and to inspire interest and enjoyment through a week-long programme of interactive learning events and workshops. It also aims to showcase the range of learning opportunities that exist in the city. Once again, we particularly wish to promote events that encourage the participation of gr [...]

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Belfast Festival of Learning – Save the Date Jun 2016

Belfast Festival of Learning 2017     Save the Date: 20-26      March  2017   Following the first Belfast Festival of Learning in March this year, the Belfast Strategic Partnership (BSP) would like to build on all the positive energy, creativity and collaboration which was generated across the city, and BSP will co-ordinate a second Belfast Festival of Learning in 2017. We encourage the many groups and organisations in the city who provide learning opportunities to pl [...]

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Belfast Festival of Learning | Press Release Mar 2016

    Press Release| Monday 7 March 2016   Be part of putting people at the heart of learning The Belfast Strategic Partnership’s (BSP’s) Lifelong Learning Thematic Group has launched its first Belfast Festival of Learning today. This unique festival aims to demonstrate learning in all its forms across Belfast, covering: Learning through education Learning for life Learning to live together Learning for and in work   The theme of t [...]

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Be part of Belfast’s first Festival of Learning Feb 2016

Following the launch in 2015 of Belfast Strategic Partnership’s “Belfast a Learning City” and the Learning Charter for Belfast, BSP’s Lifelong Learning Thematic Group is hosting Belfast’s first Festival of Learning in 2016. This unique festival aims to engage Belfast citizens in learning, and inspire interest and enjoyment, through a week long programme of interactive learning events and workshops. During the week of 7- 13 March 2016 organisations will be showcasing a diverse ran [...]

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Sign up to Belfast Strategic Partnership’s Lifelong Learning Charter Nov 2015

Our Lifelong Learning Thematic Group launched Belfast a Learning City and Learning Charter in February 2015. We are encouraging organisations to commit to the Learning Charter’s guiding principles which will help ensure all Belfast citizens have equal access to learning opportunities, at all levels and across all ages. The four Lifelong Learning principles are: Creating a learning culture for the city of Belfast that recognises and values all forms of learning. Developing an [...]

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