Community Education


What is Community Education?

Community education is outside the formal education sector, with the aims of enhancing learning, fostering empowerment and contributing to civic society. It is located in communities which and the content of the courses are based on the needs of individuals and communities.The community education service facilitates and supports community based adult education classes for a range of groups through the provision of tutor hours in Tipperary.Community education groups and voluntary organisations are invited to apply for this service every November.Priority is given to community education courses that engage individuals and groups who experience particular barriers to participation in adult learning and increase participation in community activity.
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Community Education in Action –
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Is a learner required to pay fees to participate?  If yes please give details

Participants may be charged a nominal fee to assist with ancillary costs e.g. tea/coffee, room rental etc.


How do I access this service?

Contact your local Community Education Service Facilitator, detailed below


Contact Community Education Service

Address: Tipperary ETB,
Lifelong Learning Service,
Martyrs’ Rd.,
Co. Tipperary.
Tipperary ETB,
Western Road,
Co. Tipperary.
Telephone: 00353 67 31845 00353 51 640746
Community Education Facilitator: Deborah Ryan Veronica Crowe
Administrative Support: Margaret Ryan Susan O’Reilly


Application Forms for Community Education Courses 

1. Community Education Group Application 2020

2. CE Guidelines for Groups

3. Comm Ed SLA

4. Learner Detail Form