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Happy New Year
Happy New Year from all at ALOA
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ALOA meeting with The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris
Meeting with Minister Simon Harris on the 23rd August 2022 From left to right Kevin Kelly Chair of ALOA, Mary Ryder ALOA, Minister Simon Harris, Nicola McCarthy ALOA and Gary Burke ALOA
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Minister Simon Harris launches Inclusion of Adult Literacy Support in Further Education & Training: A Research Report – 24th November 2022
On Thursday 24th November 2022, Minister Simon Harris launched the Research Report on Inclusion of Adult Literacy Support in Further Education and Training.   Foreword: Adult Literacy Organisers (ALOs) take rightful pride in the work they do. They manage local adult literacy services across the country. They liaise with other statutory bodies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), […]
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ALOA Conference - FET: Inclusion of Adult Literacy Supports
ALOA Conference – FET: Inclusion of Adult Literacy Supports
  Adult Literacy Organisers Association Conference FET: Inclusion of Adult Literacy Supports Thursday 24th November 2022 Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone   Book your FREE ticket here:   10:00 Registration with Refreshments 10:30 Welcome address, Kevin Kelly, ALOA Chair 10:50 Video from Simon Harris, Minister of Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science 11:00 ALOA: […]
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Adult Literacy for Life (ALL)
The Adult Literacy Organisers’ Association (ALOA) welcomes and is very much encouraged by the publication today of Adult Literacy For Life (ALL), the first ever 10-year Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy for Ireland.   We were pleased to make our submission to SOLAS last December, detailing our vast experience in the area of […]
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ALOA Webinar Series 2021
ALOA recently hosted a series of webinars on topics related to and supporting the work of Adult Literacy Officers. Session 1: Family Learning Session 2: Building Resilience for Remote Working Session 3: Recognition of Prior Learning The webinars will be available this Autumn in the ETBI Digital Library.   We would like to take this […]
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Aontas Star award nomination: CDETB Coolock Darndale ALS
Congratulations to ALO Fionnuala Carter and the Coolock Darndale Adult Literacy Service on their nomination for an Aontas Star award. Their website is not only a great place for learner voice expression, but also has been a great resource as they negotiate the closures during Covid-19. Congratulations and best of luck! See the website here: […]
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The ALOA submission on the ALNDS Strategy
The ALOA thanks their regional membership for their input into our submission on the Adult Literacy, Numeracy & Digital Skills Strategy. The submission will be circulated through the regions next month.      
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Get Connected with KWETB!
KWETB recently rolled out the Get Connected programme! Offering a webinar invitation across ETBs, it was well attended and had very positive feedback from tutors in attendance. See all links to resources below. Link to tutor resource here: Link to learner site here: Link to the tutor notes: file:///C:/Users/Gwen/AppData/Local/Packages/microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_8wekyb3d8bbwe/LocalState/Files/S0/4/Attachments/Get%20Connected%20Tutor%20Notes%2023.07[10995].pdf  
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Farewell Alison
The ALOA executive would like to thank Alison Jones for her incredible work on behalf of the ALOs, and adult literacy in Ireland, as she steps down. She has chaired the group with great leadership and good humour over the years. It has been a pleasure to work with you Alison! She leaves the executive […]
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