AONTAS STAR Awards Nomination Deadline Extended - Celebrate your learners!

Posted on 9 Nov 2022

AONTAS can announce that we are extending the STAR Award deadline by one week to Friday, 18 November 2022 at 5pm.

Now in our 17th year, the STAR Awards recognise outstanding work in adult and community education. If you are part of, or know of an adult education project, that deserves to be highlighted please visit:

STAR Award Categories for 2023
Adult learning initiatives that support:

  • Global Citizenship Education
  • Third-level Access and Engagement
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Inclusion
  • Learner Voice.

Please note that there will be two special awards given in 2023. All nominees that are eligible for these special awards will be considered.
· Special Recognition for a European Social Fund (ESF) Initiatives
· Special Recognition Award for Shared Island and Peace Building Initiatives

The deadline for completed nominations is now Friday, 18 November 2022 at 5pm.
To find out more about the AONTAS STAR Awards please click here.
To read Our Guide to the 2023 STAR Awards Categories please click here.
To start your nomination please click here

The STAR Awards are proudly sponsored by Saolta, The Open University in Ireland, The European Social Fund, Concern Worldwide, the Open College Network Northern Ireland, Quality and Qualifications Ireland, Teachers’ Union of Ireland and Mental Health Ireland.

Best wishes and remember I am here to help if you are stuck or not sure on any aspect of the awards. The adult education sector continues to change the lives of people and we want to highlight your work and celebrate the achievements of your learners.