News from 2018

18 Dec 2018
We hope you can join us at our AGM on Saturday 6 April in the Ashling Hotel in Dublin. The AGM will run from 10.30am until 3pm and lunch will be provided for all members.Our AGM is the most important event for you as a member. You will hear about our work in 2018. You will also get the opportunity...
26 Oct 2018
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from interested researchers to carry out research on inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities in ETB adult literacy service provision.Closing date for receipt of tender is: 2pm on Friday 16 November 2018Work to commence...
20 Sep 2018
This tender is now closed.The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from experienced elearning providers to design, develop, manage and support a new elearning platform for NALA. The platform will be used by members of the public who want to improve and develop their...
6 Sep 2018

Gerard Maher from Tipperary says returning to education gave him confidence and independence.

A public information campaign that helps people who have difficulty with reading, writing, maths or technology, was launched today. Friday 7 SeptemberCampaign launched to encourage people to improve their literacy, numeracy and digital skillsA public information campaign that helps people who have...
3 Sep 2018

Brian O'Donnell from Kilkenny talks about how returning to education helped him

Take the first step is Ireland's campaign to support people who have difficulty with reading, writing, maths or technology to get the help they need.Taking the first steps on any difficult journey requires courage and commitment – and for those who have difficulties with reading, writing, maths or...
20 Aug 2018
Pictured at the launch of the awards are Inez Bailey, NALA CEO, Declan Black, Managing Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran and Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times
Have you ever received an email or a letter from an organisation that left you confused? Maybe you’ve tried to cancel your mobile phone, TV or broadband contract but simply couldn’t understand the terms and conditions? Or perhaps you were out for a hike and read a sign about an occupiers’ liability...
18 Jul 2018
NALA wishes to undertake a market sounding exercise to ascertain the nature and capabilities of existing and potential elearning platform providers and trends in elearning. It is envisaged that feedback gained from this exercise will feed into the development of a procurement strategy, and may lead...
15 Jun 2018
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from interested researchers to carry out research on family literacy activity in Ireland.Deadline extended! New closing date for receipt of tender is: 2pm on Friday 6 July 2018Work to commence: July 2018Return tender to:...
29 May 2018
Numeracy is about more than numbers — it’s about developing the critical thinking skills we all need for everyday life and work. World-renowned maths expert Professor Merrilyn Goos says that improving our numeracy skills isn’t simply about numbers, it’s about developing the everyday problem-solving...
24 May 2018
NALA has €2000 available to our members to support projects that will improve the skills of people with literacy and numeracy difficulties. This funding has come from our partnership with Better World Books, an organisation that sells used books online to raise money for leading literacy charities...

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