“Today’s digital technologies have already been adapted to help overcome social isolation … we have proved that students who are dissatisfied, disaffected and disengaged are reachable.”
Lord David Puttnam, Patron of Virtual Community College
An Cosán Virtual Community College (VCC) is a social enterprise set up to scale the work of An Cosán, a community education centre that has served the community of Tallaght West for over thirty years. An Cosán provides a wide variety of educational programmes for all age groups, including early years education and care, and community education, to empower through education and support social transformation. Please visit www.ancosan.ie for more information.
Dr Thomas Murray
Dr Farah Mokhtareizadeh
Why don’t you take a few minutes to watch our short video explaining how Virtual Community College aims to eradicate inequalities through providing online education.
“An Cosán Virtual Community College now Open and Recruiting Students in Tallaght through An Cosán.” – June 2015
“Redefining outreach: Community education goes online” – August 2015