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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...
19 Apr 2018
Register now for our webinar on digital media Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018 from 1.10pm to 1.40pm What is this webinar about? This webinar will explore: The potential of digital media to empower students and enhance learning How to plan and structure the use of digital media in the classroom How to...
18 Apr 2018
Healthy Appetite is an exciting new RTÉ One series about fabulous food. The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) acted as the Health Literacy Partner to the series, which starts this Wednesday, 18 April, at 8:30pm on RTÉ 1. Each week, two of the country’s top chefs compete to see who can reduce...
16 Apr 2018
The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) invites tender submissions from interested Management Account Services Suppliers to provide financial services to NALA. Closing date for receipt of tender: 30th April 2018 Decision: 1st May 2018 Work to commence: 7th May 2018 Return tender to:...
21 Mar 2018
Would you like funding to organise a group activity for students outside the classroom? If so then we can help you! NALA members can now apply for up to €650 from our Student Development Fund. Last year, 66 adult education centres shared €35,000 in grants from the fund. This supported 1,400...
27 Feb 2018
World Book Day - Thursday 1 March
It’s World Book Day on Thursday 1 March and the National Adult Literacy Agency is encouraging parents, grandparents or any carer of children to try to take 10 minutes a day to read to their child. “Reading aloud is much more than just telling a child a story and if you can spare 10 minutes a day...
14 Feb 2018
Register now for our webinar on the flipped numeracy classroom Thursday 22 February from 1.10pm to 1.40pm What is this webinar about? This webinar will outline what the flipped numeracy classroom is. It will look at implementing the methodology and how to apply the flipped classroom to your...

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