Cork Life Centre

Cork life Centre is a voluntary organization offering an alternative learning environment to young people who find themselves outside the mainstream education system.

The Centre and its staff offer students 1:1 tuition in Junior and Leaving Cert subjects and support them in their preparation for these State Exams. The approach to education is a holistic one. The value is in the social education of young people as much as on the academic.

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Local teens overcome obstacles with Cork Life Centre

Roisin Burke(As featured on the Evening Echo 08.06.2017) Delighted to share this article demonstrating the strength, resilience and talent of our young people. MORE than 6,000 students are taking the Leaving Certificate exams and among them will be a number of students from the Cork Life Centre. Cork Life Centre is an organisation who works … Continue reading Local teens overcome obstacles with Cork Life Centre

Listening to Loss: Children and Bereavement

The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network estimates that in Ireland bereavement affects between 36,000 and 60,000 school children. Yet how many teachers or other professionals have the confidence to really talk to children about death and loss. Sometimes all that may be required is to listen or to give children a medium to express their feelings. … Continue reading Listening to Loss: Children and Bereavement

Not just hearing but listening to young people’s voices

What an extraordinary week at the Cork Life centre for our annual Edmund Rice Conference. We have welcomed some wonderful guests into our community. As you enter our door you will see the following words ‘May all who enter as guests leave as friends’. We could not wish for better friends and advocates for children … Continue reading Not just hearing but listening to young people’s voices

8th Annual Edmund Rice Week at the Cork Life Centre

It’s that time of year again where we gather to learn about issues affecting young people’s lives from experts,guests and friends and most importantly from young people themselves. Next week beginning Tuesday May 2nd we will welcome guests and speakers Deirdre Burke(The Guardian Children’s Project), Shane Griffin (Care Leavers Ireland), Tony Bates (Headstrong), Ruairi McKiernan(Spunout,Uplift) […]

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