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19 Mar 2015
NALA’s 2015 ESOL conference on April 16 in Dublin will look at QQI accreditation for ESOL students at levels 1 to 3: For more information and to register for the conference, click here.
5 Mar 2015
Please no more jargon, small print or gobbledygook.
The National Adult Literacy Agency is asking members of the public to sign its petition for plain English. The petition asks the Taoiseach to ensure that all public information produced by Government and its agencies be written in plain English.   Plain English is a style of writing and presenting...
4 Mar 2015
The fund is available to spend on events for adults or young people who are working to improve their literacy and numeracy skills, either in 1:1 or group tuition or as part of a programme, for example, Return to Education, Community Education, ITABE, DEIS family literacy programmes or Youthreach. ...
4 Mar 2015
To celebrate World Book Day, Better World Books has donated 13,000 books to 20 adult literacy projects in Ireland.  The books will be used to restock old libraries and help some literacy centres create new libraries for their students. Recipients include Adult Literacy Centres, Community Training...
13 Feb 2015
We are once again supporting the St. Michael's House Bring a book, Buy a book 2015. Book lovers are asked to bring books from their home and buy those from their colleagues for €2. This can be hosted in a School, Club or Business. There are over 90,000 books exchanged during this week raising over...
5 Feb 2015
Who are the NALA Student Days for?  - You, if you are improving your literacy and numeracy in a centre.  - You, if you are improving your literacy or numeracy using www.writeon.ie and would like to meet others doing the same thing or attending a centre.  - You,...
28 Jan 2015
Plain English Training 2015 Dates: Wed 11 March Wed 10 June Wed 14 October Cost: €120 per person (€100 per person for community and voluntary organisations). Payment must be paid in advance. Location: Dublin Do you want to ensure that you are communicating as clearly and effectively as possible...
12 Jan 2015
The first significant improvements in standards in reading and maths recorded by the national assessments for primary schools in over thirty years. The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today launched the performance report on the 2014 National Assessments of English reading...
9 Jan 2015
PLAIN Conference
The 10th Plain Language Association International  (PLAIN) conference, hosted by PLAIN and NALA will be held in Dublin Castle in Dublin, Ireland from 17 to 20 September 2015. We are designing an exciting programme centred on...
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...

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