(2017) Examination of Quality in a Community Family Communication Course
A case study on improving practice has been published in the The Adult Learner 2017 by Eimer Cadogan, Mary Mangan and Liam McCarthy.
Adult education is under-researched and when quality is researched it is based on summative assessment, having implications for both policy and practice. Courses which deal with parenting often measure progress in this manner, missing out on the experience of learners. The present study uses conventional content analysis to examine the positive experiences of participant as an indicator of quality. The principal finding of this study was that the group process was critical to the learning, and that being listened to was the main benefit noted by participants, though this is not often used as a signifier of quality.
Inspiration in Education – Cork’s Pioneering Model of Learner-led Community Education
In 2014, propelled by concerns held by member groups of the City Centre Network that Community Education in Cork City was facing threats, work was done to compile literature and submissions that evidenced the benefits of community based adult education, particularly the BTEI, Partnership and Adult Literacy and Community Education (ALCE) streams. A Working Paper was prepared by the Cork City-Centre/Citywide Community Education Network based on submissions received from member groups of the Cork City Centre/Citywide Community Education Network (The Social Health Education Project; The Lantern Community Project; The Good Shepherd Services; The Basement Resource Centre; Altrusa; Welcome English; Cork Simon Community).
Presentation made at AONTAS Policy Platform Event in Dublin as part of International Women’s Day 8th March 2019 Community Education Presentation Aontas
Gruntvig Learning Partnerhsip
We are pleased to present here the main output for sharing and dissemination from our participation in the PEP European Learning Partnerhsip over 2014-2015
PEP Manual -Empowering Processes for Older People in their Care Settings
We are pleased to present below our most recent annual reports.
SHEP Annual Report 2018
SHEP Annual Report 2017
SHEP Annual Report 2016
SHEP Annual Report 2015
SHEP Annual Report 2014
SHEP Annual Report 2013
SHEP Annual Report 2012
SHEP Annual Report 2011
SHEP Annual Report 2010
SHEP Annual Report 2009
SHEP is registered with the Company Registration Office as a company limited by guarantee. We are pleased to present below our most recent audited accounts.
SHEP Audit Accounts 2018
SHEP Audited Report 2017
AHEP Audited Accounts 2016
SHEP Audited Accounts 2015
SHEP Audited Accounts 2014
SHEP Audited Accounts 2013
SHEP Audited Accounts 2012
Independent Evaluation Reports
We are pleased to present here copies of independent evaluations which were completed during 2010 and 2011
An Evaluation of the Core Training Programme KC Final
An Evaluation of the Community Training Programme Final
Evaluation of the impact of SHEP in Limerick – executive summary – graphic designer version
Evaluation of Caring for Our Wellbeing Programme April 2018