Event Archives

20 Nov 2014
Tips for your work in early language, literacy and numeracy development  Thursday 20 November 2014 The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 7   9.30     Registration and tea and coffee   10.00   Welcome and opening remarks Chairperson: Ann Hegarty,John and Pat Hume Scholar,Irish Research Council...
6 Nov 2014
NALA ESOL Conference 2014 (ESOL is English for Speakers of Other Languages)   Progression for ESOL learners into further education and employment Thursday 6 November 2014 - 9.30 am to 4.00 pm   The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 7   9.30     Registration and tea and coffee   10.00  ...
18 Oct 2014
Date: Saturday 18 October, 10:00am to 1:00pm Location: St. John's Central College, Sawmill Street, Cork City This workshop aims to use real life data to help facilitators to apply concrete ideas to how they teach statistics at QQI (FETAC) levels 2 and 3. The workshop will involve collecting,...
17 Oct 2014
Date: Friday 17 October, 10:00am to 1:00pm Location: Gorey, Co. Wexford   This workshop will focus on effective approaches for aiding numeracy fluency, alongside various strategies for dealing with fractions, decimals and percentages, to include visuals, games and interesting online 'build-your-own...
17 Oct 2014
Date: Friday 17 October, 10:00am to 1:00pm Location: Tralee, Co. Kerry This workshop will explore ways of teaching these linked topics through problem solving and games, and will explore the thorny subject of meaningful contextualisation.  What do we mean by context, and how do we avoid “faking it...
14 Oct 2014
Date: Tuesday 14 October 2:00pm to 5:00pm Location: Portlaoise , Co Laois. This workshop will focus on effective approaches for aiding numeracy fluency, alongside various strategies for dealing with fractions, decimals and percentages, to include visuals, games and interesting online 'build-your-...
13 Oct 2014
Workshop Outline   Introduction Learning the language An introduction to hands-on, interactive, intuitive tool for learning algebra (learn by doing) Small group mwork to try out this hands on method Word problems - where to begin? Variables in real life...
26 Sep 2014
When? Friday 26 September, 9.30 am – 11.30 am   Where? Newman House, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2   What? The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) is holding a seminar to discuss opportunities for more research on the causes and effects of poor adult literacy and numeracy in Ireland.   We, in NALA...
24 Sep 2014
FREE EVENT As part of National Adult Literacy Awareness Week (September 22 – 25), the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and the IFI will present a seminar entitled Education through Television: Learning from the Story of Adult Literacy. This seminar...
24 Sep 2014
  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 get your message exactly as you intended. Presenting information in plain English includes using...

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