News from January 2016

27 Jan 2016
National Skills Strategy 2025
The new Strategy is a key pillar in the Government’s plan to keep the recovery going and build sustainable economic growth. The Taoiseach and Tánaiste today (Wednesday) launched the new National Skills Strategy 2025 – Ireland’s Future, along with Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan, TD...
12 Jan 2016
5,000 people sign petition for plain English
Today, Tuesday 11 January, the National Adult Literacy presented a petition to Minister Brendan Howlin at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The petition asks that all public information produced by Government and its agencies is written in plain English. 5,000 people signed the...
11 Jan 2016
Plain English training
Learn how to write in plain English this year.   What is plain English? Plain English is a style of writing and layout that the intended reader can understand after a single reading. It will help you clarify what you’re trying to say and, as a result, help your reader get your message exactly as...
4 Jan 2016
This course is only open to charity and voluntary sector participants. This is a condition of the funders.   PEN Plain English Writing for the Web Training Thurs 10 March 9.30am-4.00pm Wed 23 March: 9.30am-4.00pm Venue: Cluid, 63-66 Amiens Street, Dublin 1   Who is this course for? This course is...