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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...
22 Sep 2014
  How you can provide information in plain English.       When? Monday 22 September, from 1 pm to 4 pm.     Where? The Winter Room, The Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.   What? To mark the start of National Adult Literacy Awareness Week we are launching a campaign to ensure...
18 Sep 2014
Writeon.ie Training Description and Requirements The target audience for this session is practitioners who wish to use writeon.ie for learning and accreditation of learners at level 2 and level 3.   The purpose of the session is to: Explain the context for NALA’s provision of distance and blended...

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