The prestigious STAR Awards ceremony was held on Monday 4 March 2019 in Dublin. The Awards areorganised by Ireland’s national adult learning organisation, AONTAS. The Awards celebrate the positive contribution that adult learning initiatives make to adult learners, local communities and wider society.
This year the ESF proudly sponsored a Special Recognition STAR Award for ESF co-funded projects. SixESF co-funded projects were shortlisted across the categories.
|Social Inclusion||The Dillon’s Cross Project, Cork ETB||Back to Education Initiative|
|Social Inclusion||The New Futures Programme, One Family||Gender Equality|
|Sustainable Employment||Healthcare Opportunities for Women, Ballyhoura Development CLG||Gender Equality|
|Sustainable Employment||Your Time to Shine, Dublin North West Area Partnership||SICAP|
|Sustainable Employment||WISE Project, People 1st||Gender Equality|
|Third Level Access and||Preparation for College programme, South Dublin County Partnership||SICAP|
|Engagement||and IT Tallaght|
Two ESF co-funded projects won awards on the day. The WISE project won the STAR Award forSustainable Employment while the New Futures programme was awarded the Special Recognition Award for an ESF co-funded project.