News from December 2013

4 Dec 2013
NALA has been running a Distance Learning Service since 2000. This Service is designed to provide learning opportunities to adults who wish to improve their literacy, numeracy and ICT skills from the comfort of their own home. Support is provided to learners through the post, over the telephone and...
3 Dec 2013
The Director of the National Adult Literacy Agency, Inez Bailey, has today welcomed the latest OECD PISA results for 15 year olds in Ireland but highlighted the need to support those who showed poor literacy skills. The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international...
3 Dec 2013
The latest OECD PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) results show that in 2012, Ireland’s 15-year-olds are among the best OECD countries in reading and are performing significantly above the OECD average in mathematics and science.  These results show significant improvements in...