News from January 2010

1 Jan 2010
All those involved in adult basic education are invited to submit nominations that focus on original and effective adult literacy programmes that would benefit from further research and development. Speaking at the launch, Inez Bailey, Director, NALA said: “Good practice in adult literacy work...
1 Jan 2010
While adult literacy has featured as a policy priority since 2000, the typical adult learner still only receives two hours per week. NALA is seeking a renewed effort to address the adult literacy issue in Ireland. Essential elements of this strategy include continued development of workplace...
1 Jan 2010
Áine Brady, TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Older People and Health Promotion, said, ‘People working in the healthcare sector play an important part in improving health literacy by communicating more clearly and making information and services more accessible to patients. The...