Headford Adult Learning Centre opened at Main Street, Headford, in 2008. It is a basic education service for adults covering the areas of Headford, Belclare, Corrandulla, Annaghdown, Caherlistrane, Lackagh, Claregalway, Athenry, and Oranmore.
Students go to the centre to improve their skills and confidence in reading, writing, spelling, everyday maths, and computers. Students work in small groups or on a one-to-one basis with a tutor. Study times are available during the day and in the evenings. Students learn at their own pace.
Learning is provided in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Services are free and confidential.
Courses available from September at Headford Adult Learning Centre include computers; maths for everyday living and for parents/carers; skills for work — reading, writing, spelling, computers for your work needs; family learning — support for homework, learning through play, etc; themed literacy; introduction to digital photography; health and fitness; budgeting and money management; music; digital literacy — mobile phones, apps, and tablets; and English as a second or other language.
Adult learning courses at Canton Hall, Athenry, include computers; family learning — support for homework, learning through play, etc; maths for parents, carers; English as a second or other language; English/communications; and career preparation and job seeking skills.
The courses above are offered from beginner level to QQI Level 3 as appropriate. For more information or to arrange an appointment call Theresa Byrne or Bridget Thompson on