Ballymun Whitehall Area Partnership Education Working Group comprises 18 education and training organisations operating in the Ballymun/Whitehall area. They are a member of AONTAS the national adult learning organisation and it’s Community Education Network. They have been engaged with partners in ongoing discussions regarding the development of SOLAS, changes to the social protection system in how it may impact the education system and most recently the Education and Training Bill due to be discussed 1st May 2013 by Select Sub Committee (Education and Skills).
The Ballymun Whitehall Area Partnership Education Working Group calls on all those concerned with social inclusion and for supports to those most marginalised in our society to consider advocating on behalf of the community education sector for amendments to the Education and Training Bill 2013 in order to ensure the inclusion of and recognition for community education within the Bill.
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