National Forum for Adult Literacy Tutors 2023

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Agenda:

10.00am –  Registration: tea and coffee

10.30am –  Welcome and opening remarks

-Chairperson: Margaret Hanrahan, Student, Tipperary Education and Training Board (ETB).

10.40am –  Creative writing: An innovative and engaging way of teaching and learning.

-Maurice Sammon, Adult Literacy Learner and Carol Doherty, Creative Writing Tutor, Waterford and Wexford ETB.

11.00am –  Inclusive learner identities, measurement of learning and literacy learning engagement.

-Bernie Grummell, Associate Professor, Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University.

11.20am –  Strategies and approaches for teaching reading.

-Fionnaigh Connaughton, Tutor and Trainer, Dublin Adult Learning Centre (DALC).

11.45am – 1.00pm – Morning Workshops 

1.00pm – Lunch

2.00pm – 3.15pm – Afternoon workshops

 

 Workshops

– Morning Workshop: 11.45am – 1.00pm and Afternoon Workshop: 2.00pm – 3.15pm

–  There will be different workshop options in the morning and the afternoon. Each participants can attend 2 different workshops.

 

Morning workshops – 11.45am – 1.00pm:

(a) Empowerment through digital advocacy and activism: Creating content.

Facilitator: Pat Hoban, Adult Education Tutor, Tipperary ETB.

(b) Creating materials that develop digital literacy skills and encourage self-directed learning.

Facilitator: Mary-Claire Hally, Tutor and Synchronous Online Learning Coordinator, DALC.

(e) Taking away the fear of technology for learners and tutors.

Facilitator: Mark McGuigan, IT and ESOL tutor, Tipperary ETB.

 

Afternoon workshops – 2.00pm – 3.15pm:

(f) Empowerment through digital advocacy and activism: Creating content

Facilitator: Pat Hoban, Adult Education Tutor, Tipperary ETB.

(h) Creating materials that develop digital literacy skills and encourage self-directed learning.

Facilitator: Mary-Claire Hally, Tutor and Synchronous Online Learning Coordinator, DALC.

(j) Taking away the fear of technology for learners and tutors.

Facilitator: Mark McGuigan, IT and ESOL tutor, Tipperary ETB.

 

The conference will finish at 3.15pm. To attend the conference please register below.

You don’t have to be a member of NALA to attend. We would be delighted if you would become a member of NALA.

Contact Fergus Dolan at fdolan@nala.ie with any questions

Registration to this event is closed.  You can register for the 2024 National Forum for Adult Literacy Tutors event.

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Date: January 28, 2023
Time: 10:30 am - 3:15 pm
Location: Ashling Hotel, 10-13 Parkgate St, Stoneybatter, Dublin 8

National Forum for Adult Literacy Tutors 2023

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General Terms
The Ashling Hotel is across the river from Heuston station. There is a small car park at the hotel, but it is often full. NALA can’t cover the parking costs for participants. The ‘Museum’ LUAS stop is a two minute walk from the hotel. There is some free parking in the Phoenix Park close to the zoo.

Booking and Cancellation Policy
Please register to secure your place and select the workshops you want to attend. There is no charge for attending this event.

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