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

Tool type(s): 
City/Regional Development
Examples of Good Practice: 
Communicating a Learning Region
Examples of Good Practice: 
Consultation and Democracy
Examples of Good Practice: 
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

Marion City Lifelong Learning Festival.pdf32.2 KB