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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:...
24 Oct 2014
NALA is hosting an Family conference on Thursday 20 November in Dublin. The theme of the conference is ‘Tips for your work in early language, literacy and numeracy development ’. There will be a range of speakers in the morning and each participant can attend two workshops. This event is for NALA ...
19 Sep 2014
Petition for plain English
To mark the start of National Adult Literacy Awareness Week today we are announcing details of our new petition that asks the Government to provide information in plain English. Press release Embargo: 11 am Monday 22 September   New petition asks the Government to provide information in plain...
18 Sep 2014
Tony Moloney from Cork and Kevin O’Duffy from Offaly are just some of the students who will be talking to the public about the benefits of returning to education today at the National Ploughing Championships. (National Adult Literacy Agency stand, DUHALLOW, Block 1, Row 29, Stand 502, Unit 21) Both...
5 Sep 2014
Seminar to showcase successful educational TV in Ireland and explore new opportunities for collaboration As part of National Adult Literacy Awareness Week (22 – 26 September) the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and the Irish Film Institute (IFI)...
1 Sep 2014
We invite you to attend a seminar where we will discuss opportunities for more research on the causes and effects of poor adult literacy and numeracy in Ireland. Seminar: Adult literacy and numeracy in Ireland – opportunities for academic and social research Date: Friday 26 September Venue: Room 8...
13 Aug 2014
National Adult Literacy Awareness Week 2014
The theme of our awareness week this year is ‘Sometimes it’s the little things in life that can become the biggest problem’.  For example, texting, adding up a bill, using new technology at work or getting a basic qualification. During the week, we aim to promote local literacy services and raise...
11 Jul 2014
Internship for nine months to start on 1 September.   Job Description   The National Adult Literacy Agency is an independent charity committed to making sure people with literacy and numeracy difficulties can fully take part in society and have access to learning opportunities that meet their needs...
4 Jul 2014
As a student, having accreditation or a qualification has lots of benefits. Not only does it give a student a sense of personal achievement and show what they have learned, but achieving accreditation may also allow the student to progress to further education and training or better employment...

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