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New literacy strategy must put stronger emphasis on digital literacy – Naughton

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.

Boxer’s Housing Bill passes final stages in Oireachtas

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019 has formally passed all stages in Oireachtas.

Literacy classes for children with dyslexia

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.

‘Boxer’ bares all on dyslexia and mental health issues

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Reading to your child for 10 minutes a day can make a huge difference

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.

Being happy to read can transform a student’s school years

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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. 

Tuam Adult Learning Centre holding open day to mark Literacy Awareness Week

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 pioneer to speak in Galway

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.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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 among winners at National Health Literacy Awards

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.


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