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The new Literacy and Numeracy strateg0y due to be updated at the end of 2020 must include a heavy emphasis on digital literacy as the digitalisation of work and education continues apace, a Fine Gael TD has said.
The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019 has formally passed all stages in Oireachtas.
The Galway branch of the Dyslexia Association of Ireland runs literacy classes for children assessed as being dyslexic on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7pm and on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon in Tirellan Heights primary school. Specially trained teachers are available who teach the children in small groups. These classes were previously held at the Galway Educate Together school.
It’s World Book Day TODAY Thursday March 2 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.
An early dislike to reading by a child can so easily be glossed over, either as a personality trait, maybe by always being seen as a busy child, or simply, as a parent, you never had a great love of reading or words yourself when at school – or even now. And so the dislike can first be dismissed, and later ignored, the consequences of which can lead to later distress and regret.
Adult Literacy Awareness week takes place from Monday to Friday, September 21-25. The aim of the week is to promote local literacy services, raise awareness of the benefits of improving reading, writing, and numeracy skills, and to highlight the benefits of helping people with poor literacy and numeracy skills accessing adult education, to create a more inclusive society.
Mind mapping has been hailed as the perfect tool for learning, brainstorming, planning, studying, and organising ideas. Now Galwegians will have the opportunity to learn about mind mapping from the man who coined the term, at a seminar taking place in the city later this month.
OSCAR WILDE’S greatest and epic poem, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, will be performed at the Bank of Ireland Theatre at NUI Galway, on Thursday February 13 at 8pm.
Castlebar native Dr Edel Duggan and her team from The National Poisons Information Centre were among the winners at this year’s Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards for their project Say No To Poisons. At a ceremony in Dublin, Dr Duggan and her team were awarded for their project in the category Best Health Promotion Project.