News & Events

EU Project – Tallinn June 2019

The 3rd meeting of our EU project 'Back to Learning' was held in Tallinn, Estonia. The Scheme Manager and the QQI Co-ordinator attended the meetings on 17 /18th June 2019 and also enjoyed a cultural tour of the beautiful city of Tallinn. At the meetings, the Estonian...

Launch of Let’s Get Together

The launch of BARWS 2019 scheme publication 'Let's Get Together' was held in CDETB Ballymun Adult Education Centre on the 11th June. One hundred and fourteen students wrote stories and poems for publication in the book which was launched by TV presenter and Fashion...

Jean’s retirement event

Our colleague and friend, QQI Co-ordinator and Support Tutor Jean Brophy retired at the end of term after 21 years of service to BARWS. Jean has been a wonderful support to admin. staff, tutors and students over those years and we will miss her good advice and...

EU Project – Dublin March 2019

The second meeting of our EU Project 'Back to Learning' was hosted by BARWS in CDETB Ballymun Adult Education Centre on 5/6th March 2019. The project partners had tutor presentations on assessment for accredited and unaccredited groups and on themed learning such as...

Tutors

1:1 literacy support is provided by trained Volunteer Literacy Tutors. We generally have a panel of up to 20 trained volunteers who may be called upon to provide support as the need arises. Training for Volunteer Literacy Tutors is held on a when required basis. The...

EU Project

Last year, BARWS was invited to participate in a Hungarian led proposal for a transnational project under the Erasmus+ KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices programme. The project titled 'Back to learning - developing key competence of...