Ready to Learn: A Guide to Balancing Learning and Life for Adult Learners
Are you considering college – but wondering how you could possibly find the time?
If you are thinking about the next step on your learning journey, but wondering how you can fit college into your life, don’t worry: you’re not alone. Juggling work, family, hobbies, social commitments and study is a challenge faced by every adult learner – but there are lots of tools and techniques that can help you find a balance in your life.
The Learning and Teaching team at National College of Ireland have compiled this helpful guide to encourage reflection on your personal circumstances, and assist you to do the following:
- Set personal goals and identify your priorities
- Recognise your accomplishments, skills and strengths
- Understand your motivations and develop a clear vision for your learning journey
- Pinpoint possible barriers to your learning, and identify solutions