News from June 2013

28 Jun 2013
This summer, the National Adult Literacy Agency and EBS have put their thinking caps on and come up with 24 great ways to keep your kids entertained, whatever the weather. All the fun ideas are packed inside fantastic little Z-Cards – credit sized-cards that fold out like a map and are guaranteed...
19 Jun 2013
Catriona Pearl lives with her 2 year old daughter Aimee and her nine-year-old son Kieran in the beautiful village of Sixmilebridge , County Clare. Catriona had her suspicions about Kieran having some learning difficulties for the last few years. She got him assessed earlier this year and it was...
13 Jun 2013
NALA is delighted that the Further Education and Training (SOLAS) Bill 2013 was passed in the Dáil on Wednesday 12 June. The Bill included an amendment that requires SOLAS to develop a strategy for the promotion and development of adult literacy and numeracy. NALA has lobbied the Government and all...
10 Jun 2013
Between the pressures of work, keeping the house straight, minding kids and making ends meet having a family in Ireland today is no easy job. Finding time to do the homework can be a real challenge. Finding ways to make learning fun and interesting can sometimes seem impossible. The Family Project...
7 Jun 2013
Next Tuesday 11 June, libraries around the country are holding special 'Help My Kid Learn' Days for parents and children. They include story reading activities, percussion fun, treasure hunts and lots more activities to keep everyone entertained and learning. Library Days are being run in...