Event Archives

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...
8 Apr 2017
NALA Student Day 2017 National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, Dublin 1  Theme: “Using technology that suits me”   Who are the NALA Student Days for? The student days are for you if you are: ·Improving your literacy and numeracy in an adult education centre ·Improving your literacy or numeracy...
1 Apr 2017
We hope you can join us at our AGM on Saturday 1 April in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. The AGM will run from 10.30am until 1pm and will be followed by lunch for all members. It will be a great opportunity to meet old friends, make new ones and catch up on everything that is...
29 Mar 2017
NALA ESOL Conference 2017 (ESOL is English for Speakers of Other Languages) Ways for ESOL students to improve their English outside the classroom Wednesday 29 March 2017 - 9.30 am to 4.00 pm The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 7 9.30 Registration: tea and coffee 10.00   Welcome and opening...
22 Mar 2017
An introduction to Plain English Wednesday 22 March 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...
21 Mar 2017
  Tuesday 21 March, 2:00pm to 5:00pm Location: New Horizons, Strand Street Great, Dublin 1 Writeon.ie Training Description and Requirements 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...
11 Mar 2017
NALA Student Day 2017 Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary – Saturday 11 March  Theme: “Using technology that suits me”   Who are the NALA Student Days for? The student days are for you if you are: ·Improving your literacy and numeracy in an adult education centre ·Improving your literacy or...
28 Jan 2017
Literacy and numeracy in health and in finance. 28 January, The Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8 9.30   Registration: tea and coffee 10.00   Welcome Dr Tom O’Brien, Services and Research and Development Manager, NALA 10.10   Opening remarks: Chairperson             10.20   Launch of two publications: (i)...

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