Guidelines for good adult literacy work

This section provides a key reference for people working in adult literacy and numeracy.

  • Principles for good adult literacy work

    Principles for good adult literacy work

    There are five core principles for good adult literacy work.

  • Ensuring quality

    Ensuring quality

    The Evolving Quality Framework is a system for improving adult basic education in Ireland.

  • Resources


    Access to high quality resources sends a clear and very positive message to students.

  • Management


    Managers are responsible for planning, managing people and accountability in line with the values and ethos of adult basic education.

  • Teaching and learning

    Teaching and learning

    Students need to be able to identify their own goals, choose from a range of tuition options and participate fully in planning their learning programme and progression.

  • Progression


    Progression is concerned with reaching personal goals and relates to all members of the literacy service.