NALA documents

Literacy Matters Winter 2018 - Issue 22

Welcome to our latest edition of Literacy Matters.

We were delighted to have journalist Charlie Bird and author Sinead Moriarty launch the third phase of the ‘Take the first step’ campaign in September.

This year we produced five new videos promoting local learners and ETBs in Tipperary, Carlow, Waterford, Cavan and Dublin. You can read more about the campaign on page four.

Literacy Matters Summer 2018 - Issue 21

Welcome to our latest edition of Literacy Matters.

One of the best things about working in NALA is that we get to meet so many interesting students and hear their stories about returning to education.

On page four, Michael Duffy, a student from Cavan, talks about how getting a laptop as a present changed his life forever.

NALA Protected Disclosures Policy

NALA is committed to the highest possible standards of compliance with our legal obligations. NALA values transparency and accountability in its administrative and management practices. This policy therefore supports a culture that:

Plain English and the law

This booklet highlights the importance and benefits of clear communication from a legal perspective. Our aim is to show you how plain English can save you time and money by avoiding unnecessary legal costs.

This booklet has three parts.

Literacy Matters Winter 2015 - Issue 16

Welcome to our winter edition of Literacy Matters.

As you will see in the following pages, it’s been a busy time for us. It all kicked off in September when we hosted PLAIN 2015, an international plain language conference, in Dublin Castle. It was the first time the conference had been held in Ireland and it was hugely successful event. Over 250 delegates and 70 speakers attended the conference, providing a unique opportunity to share knowledge and promote plain language.

2015 NALA Annual Review

This review tells you about the work we did during 2015. The sections follow the same order as our Strategic Plan 2014-2016. You can download information about our accounts at