News from December 2014

16 Dec 2014
The National Forum for Adult Literacy Tutors will take place on Saturday 31 January. The location is The Ashling Hotel on Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. The forum will run from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. The theme of this year’s Forum is ‘reading and writing strategies for teaching’. Morning speakers will...
4 Dec 2014
John Walsh, Chairman, Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) and John Stewart, National Adult Literacy Coordinator, NALA, at the launch.
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) are working together to support unemployed people with literacy and or numeracy difficulties.   On Thursday 4 December, NALA and the ILDN launched guidelines for staff who work with adults who need help getting...
4 Dec 2014
The Policy Officer is responsible for overseeing new projects that will improve adult literacy. The role will focus on health literacy and working with local government and other organisations to become more literacy-friendly.   Job Title:  Policy Officer (Maternity leave cover)   Responsible to:...