News from May 2013

31 May 2013
In the next episode of The Family Project on Monday 3 June, we meet Donna Lynch, who along with her former partner Paul, is raising their three children in Tallaght. Looking back on her own school days, Donna doesn’t feel she had the chance to fulfil her potential. “I enjoyed school but didn’t do...
24 May 2013
The Family Project is a new six-part TV series that follows families from around Ireland working together to overcome educational issues that affect their lives. They work with experts and well-known mentors to overcome the problem, bringing them closer as a family. In next week’s episode (Monday...
13 May 2013
The National Poisons Information Centre at Beaumont Hospital was amongst the winners at today’s Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards for their project, ‘Say NO To Poisons!.’At a ceremony in Dublin, the team was rewarded for their project which they developed when in 2011 they received over 9,...
10 May 2013
We are looking for your help to achieve changes to the Further Education and Training Bill (SOLAS) Bill 2013. The law to set up SOLAS as the national Further Education and Training (FET) authority is currently going though the Dáil.  It is called the FET (SOLAS) Bill 2013. SOLAS will co-ordinate...
10 May 2013
NALA and Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT) are hosting a Numeracy conference on Thursday 13 June in ITT. The focus of the conference will be supporting adult numeracy practitioners in delivering maths provision.   Helping to meet the challenges of delivering maths provision: Supporting adult...
8 May 2013
The Family Project is a new six-part series that follows families from around Ireland working together to overcome educational issues that affect their lives. Each week, a different family sets out to tackle a problem that has a particular impact on them, whether it’s Dad wanting to return to...