News from April 2010

22 Apr 2010
Review of the Adult Literacy Forum 2010 Athlone provided the setting for the 2010 Adult Literacy Organsiers’ Forum where amidst unseasonably pleasant sunshine the focus was on “The Adult literacy service in a changing landscape”.   Day 1 Opening remarks: Inez Bailey, Director NALA   In her opening...
1 Apr 2010
We arrived at the Aras. The excitement was palpable. President McAleese greeted us all individually and posed for photographs. We all felt very welcome. She then made a very touching and informal speech on the contribution of NALA [and other stakeholders] to literacy over three decades. She...
1 Apr 2010
“Una’s project is innovative and exemplifies the ethos of health literacy,” said Dr Gerardine Doyle, UCD Business Schools and chairperson of the Crystal Clear Awards judging panel. “The judges were impressed by her efforts to communicate with teenagers in a language that makes sense to them, even ‘...