News from July 2010

28 Jul 2010
  We are inviting proposals from individual researchers, research organisations and third-level institutions for four exciting projects: research on family literacy; a compilation of the history of NALA; a literature review of effective international policy on adult literacy; and, an impact study...
15 Jul 2010
While all the 11 participants come from different parts of the country, very different backgrounds and range in age from 17 to mid-50’s, they soon discover that their experiences are more similar than they first expected – they all have difficulties with reading and writing. This television series...
1 Jul 2010
In keeping with our 30th birthday celebrations, we plan to use the week to raise awareness of what literacy means in 2010 – not just the skills of reading and writing but also maths, computers and most importantly, empowering people to reach their full potential. Specifically, we plan to highlight...