The What Works Festival of Learning takes place from November 21st to November 24th. The Festival aims to put a spotlight on prevention and early intervention in policy and services for children and young people, by showcasing good practice, expertise from Ireland and other countries and new developments.
The Festival is an initiative of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, supported through the Dormant Accounts Fund. The Department is working with the Centre for Effective Services (CES) to plan and organise the events. This year the theme is ‘Partners in Prevention’ with a focus on partnership and collaboration in prevention and early intervention.
The first event in the series on Monday November 21st will take place in person and online and will be launched by Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Roderic O’Gorman TD. In person places for this event at the Ashling Hotel Dublin are limited. Early booking is advised if you want to join MC Áine Kerr and a live audience and take part in some post event networking.
Virtual events in the series will focus on partnership in policy, and partnership in practice. Contributors will share thinking and experience from their work in government departments, state agencies, international and community organisations. Details of all speakers will be posted on the What Works website over the coming days. All events are free and booking is essential.
Book your place at the Festival here.