Event Archives

15 Nov 2017
An introduction to Plain English Wednesday 15 November 9:30am to 3:30pm Carmelite Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin Plain English is a style of writing and layout that the intended reader can understand after a single reading. It will help you clarify what you’re trying to say and, as a result, help...
14 Oct 2017
NALA and the ETBs are hosting a series of half-day numeracy workshops at different locations around the country: If you are interested in improving your numeracy teaching skills, why not book in to one or more of these workshops. Workshop outlines: Maths Week 2017 Using technology in the numeracy...
20 Sep 2017
The target audience for this session is practitioners who wish to use writeon.ie for online learning and accreditation of learners. The purpose of the session is to: Explain the context for NALA’s provision of distance and blended learning options. Detail the functionality of writeon.ie. Provide...
19 Sep 2017
An introduction to Plain English Tuesday 19 September 9:30am to 3:30pm Cork City (exact location TBC) Plain English is a style of writing and layout that the intended reader can understand after a single reading. It will help you clarify what you’re trying to say and, as a result, help your reader...
8 Sep 2017
A celebration of International Literacy Day Using technology in adult literacy and numeracy tuition Friday 8 September 2017 – 9.30 am to 1.00 pm National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1 9.15     Registration: Tea and coffee 9.45     Introductory remarks Chair: David Pollard,...
12 Jul 2017
The target audience for this session is practitioners who wish to use writeon.ie for online learning and accreditation of learners. The purpose of the session is to: Explain the context for NALA’s provision of distance and blended learning options. Detail the functionality of writeon.ie. Provide...
12 Jun 2017
An introduction to Plain English Monday 12 June 9:30am to 3:30pm Carmelite Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin Plain English is a style of writing and layout that the intended reader can understand after a single reading. It will help you clarify what you’re trying to say and, as a result, help your...
30 May 2017
NALA and the ‘Research in School & Education’ (RISE) Research Group, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin present: Keeping it real: Relating maths to real life situations A professional development event for adult numeracy practitioners and Further Education and Training practitioners...
16 May 2017
Who is this course for? This course is for content writers, editors or reviewers who write and manage online content but who are new to plain English or would like a refresher. Trainees are likely to have to write text, news or social media posts about their organisation for their website. The...
5 May 2017
We are delighted to invite you to our 'Literacy and Wellbeing' seminar on Friday 5 May in Dublin. Tutors face many challenges when they are working with adults who have been referred to their education service. Often these adults can be reluctant to participate, may lack motivation to learn, or be...

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