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26 Oct 2018
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from interested researchers to carry out research on inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities in ETB adult literacy service provision.Closing date for receipt of tender is: 2pm on Friday 16 November 2018Work to commence...
6 Sep 2018

Gerard Maher from Tipperary says returning to education gave him confidence and independence.

A public information campaign that helps people who have difficulty with reading, writing, maths or technology, was launched today. Friday 7 SeptemberCampaign launched to encourage people to improve their literacy, numeracy and digital skillsA public information campaign that helps people who have...
3 Sep 2018

Brian O'Donnell from Kilkenny talks about how returning to education helped him

Take the first step is Ireland's campaign to support people who have difficulty with reading, writing, maths or technology to get the help they need.Taking the first steps on any difficult journey requires courage and commitment – and for those who have difficulties with reading, writing, maths or...
20 Aug 2018
Pictured at the launch of the awards are Inez Bailey, NALA CEO, Declan Black, Managing Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran and Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times
Have you ever received an email or a letter from an organisation that left you confused? Maybe you’ve tried to cancel your mobile phone, TV or broadband contract but simply couldn’t understand the terms and conditions? Or perhaps you were out for a hike and read a sign about an occupiers’ liability...
18 Jul 2018
NALA wishes to undertake a market sounding exercise to ascertain the nature and capabilities of existing and potential elearning platform providers and trends in elearning. It is envisaged that feedback gained from this exercise will feed into the development of a procurement strategy, and may lead...
15 Jun 2018
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from interested researchers to carry out research on family literacy activity in Ireland.Deadline extended! New closing date for receipt of tender is: 2pm on Friday 6 July 2018Work to commence: July 2018Return tender to:...
29 May 2018
Numeracy is about more than numbers — it’s about developing the critical thinking skills we all need for everyday life and work. World-renowned maths expert Professor Merrilyn Goos says that improving our numeracy skills isn’t simply about numbers, it’s about developing the everyday problem-solving...
24 May 2018
NALA has €2000 available to our members to support projects that will improve the skills of people with literacy and numeracy difficulties. This funding has come from our partnership with Better World Books, an organisation that sells used books online to raise money for leading literacy charities...
19 Apr 2018
Register now for our webinar on digital media Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018 from 1.10pm to 1.40pm What is this webinar about? This webinar will explore: The potential of digital media to empower students and enhance learning How to plan and structure the use of digital media in the classroom How to...
18 Apr 2018
Healthy Appetite is an exciting new RTÉ One series about fabulous food. The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) acted as the Health Literacy Partner to the series, which starts this Wednesday, 18 April, at 8:30pm on RTÉ 1. Each week, two of the country’s top chefs compete to see who can reduce...

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