Festival of Learning

Our Festival of Learning (1 May to 30 June) brings together organisations across the country to offer thousands of opportunities for anyone and everyone to learn something new.

As part of the Festival, hundreds of organisations hold learning events and activities that inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to ‘have a go’ and discover how learning can change their life.

How to get Involved

• Host a ‘have a go’ event, taster session or open day to promote your courses
• Register your events to increase your national reach for free
• Tell us about your event on Facebook or Twitter
• Attend a learning event. Find out what’s happening near you.
• Tell us about your learning journey on Facebook or Twitter

National Events and Activities

NIACE and Adult Learners' Week are delighted to have linked up with the following national activities for the 2015 Festival of Learning. Click on the buttons below for more information about each activity:


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Our supporters include: NOCN, the BBC, Edge Foundation, and the Association of Colleges (AoC). If you would like to become a Festival of Learning supporter or partner, email us alw@niace.org.uk                                                                     

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers. For further information please visit The National Careers Service website.

For more information, about who can get involved and how, and the benefits of doing so, click here.