A Learning Festival as a Promoter of a Learning City/Region

Tipi di tool: 
City/Regional Development
Esempi di Buone Prassi: 
Communicating a Learning Region
Esempi di Buone Prassi: 
Consultation and Democracy
Esempi di Buone Prassi: 
Learning Region Strategies

Many cities have organised Learning Festivals. They are valuable as a way of bringing the Learning Cit/Region to the people and to promote lifelong learning as an essential, and potentially pleasurable activity for the future of the city/region.

The attached is a descriprion of a Learning Festival which took place in the city of Marion, which although not in Europe, was so innovative that we in Europe can learn much from it. It had the effect of bringing many thousands of new learners into the learning fold

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