Registration for the Academia do Saber in Quarteira is open between the 6th and the 17th of September

Project is intended for people over 50 years old

Enrollment for the academic year 2021/2022 at the Academia do Saber in Quarteira takes place from the 6th to the 17th of September. The start of classes for the new school year is scheduled for the 11th of October.

Enrollments can be made in person at the premises of the Parish Council of Quarteira, by calling 919 993 104, for students who attended the school years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, or online on the municipality's page.

Academia do Saber is a project of community intervention by the Parish Council of Quarteira, with the support of the Municipality of Loulé, «which aims to provide citizens of the parish of Quarteira, aged 50 or over, with opportunities for new learning. , sharing knowledge, experiences, motivations and affections, as well as contributing to an active and healthy lifestyle».

The project works through weekly theoretical and practical classes. Applicants also have the opportunity to attend other activities such as tours, workshops, lectures, ateliers, among others.

In this new academic year, the training offer consists of a weekly schedule consisting of 28 classes that take place from Monday to Thursday. The taught modules cover subjects related to History, Languages, Health and Well-being, Visual Arts, among others.

In this school year, explains the Parish Council of Quarteira, «measures are still being implemented to reduce the possible risk of transmission of Covid-19, which essentially comprise specific operating conditions, hygiene rules, respiratory etiquette and physical distance».

Although Academia do Saber gives priority to people aged over 50, the space is open to all citizens. Enrollments are subject to the existing vacancies and free of charge, only requiring the payment of a personal accident insurance, in the amount of ten euros.

Registration in person or by telephone can be made on weekdays, from 9:00 am to 13:00 pm and from 14:00 pm to 16:30 pm.

For more information, the Quarteira Parish Council can be contacted at 289 315 235 and 919 993 104 or by e-mail [email protected].