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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: http://www.coolockals.ie/ […]
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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:https://view.genial.ly/5ef9f0605bbf600d7ea18a08 Link to learner site here: https://view.genial.ly/5f08955c1ff5300d26bd2278 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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GRETB ESOL resources
GRETB have developed a youtube playlist and books series for ESOL learners Visit the playlists here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuCex-1C8uek1_lkoKZ3i5Q Books in the series include: A song I like Coming to Ireland levels A1/ A2 and B1/B2 Recipes from around the World English Idioms Where I’m from Fifty Word stories Tips for Learning English
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Learn Online with TETB
  Learn Online is a resource to support reading, writing, listening, comprehension and vocabulary development. https://tutor-resources.weebly.com/
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Literacy on the Loose
LCETB were involved in the recent Literacy on the Loose seminar with Trinity College Dublin. Check out their contribution ‘Literacy on the Television’ here:
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