Newry, Mourne and Down District Council hosted a reception for teachers and educationalists involved in the Southern Regional College ‘Innovation and Exchange of Good Practice for Adult Learning’ project on Thursday 10 November 2017.
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew said, “The Council has a strategic objective to empower and improve of the capacity of its communities. It is projects such as the ‘Innovation and Exchange of Good Practice for Adult Learning’ project that can help in achieving this objective. I am delighted to host this reception and learn more about Southern Regional College’s project and how it is developing an online equality and diversity programme supporting migrant/refugee/asylum seeker communities.”
Councillor Mulgrew continued, “It is essential that we all embrace the diversity of cultures in our district and beyond. Education is fundamental to unlocking the district’s full potential and I thank Southern Regional College for the key role they have played in ensuring that this project is open to the adults in our community. A project like this helps people to acquire the knowledge, skills and values needed to live and work in a globalised economy. It equips them to play a critical role in developing a peaceful, tolerant and inclusive society.”Back