chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up home circle comment double-caret-left double-caret-right like like2 twitter epale-arrow-up text-bubble cloud stop caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right file-text


Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe



International Literacy Day 2017

Posted by Ronnad Baot Murphy 1 year 10 months ago

Friday 8 September 2017

A Celebration of International Literacy Day

Using Technology in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tuition

Friday 8 September 2017 – 9.30 am to 1.00 pm

National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1


9.30     Registration: Tea and coffee

10.00   Opening remarks

David Pollard, Innovation Pioneer, Rehab Group, Dublin 

10.10   Launch of National Adult Literacy Awareness Week 

Inez Bailey, CEO, National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA)

10.20   Using technology in adult basic education: Learning from the IDEAL Erasmus + project

Niamh Maguire, Adult Literacy Organiser and Kathie Orr, Resource Worker and Tutor, Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board

10.40   The flipped numeracy classroom: What is it and how it works

Niall O’Connor, Deputy Principal, Maths and Science teacher, Ardgillan Community College, Co. Dublin

11.00   Adult skills in Ireland: Strengths and challenges

Anthony Mann, Senior Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris

11.20   Coffee and networking

11.40   Teaching mathematical concepts through digital media

Paul Curran, Assistant Coordinator, Local Training Initiative at Young Irish Film-Makers, Kilkenny

12.00   Websites and apps to enhance teaching and learning

Mary Jo Bell, Primary School Teacher, Professional Development Service forTeachers (PDST) Technology Tutor, Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI) Executive.

12.20   Panel discussion: Students talking about how technology has helped with their learning

12.40   Questions and Answers

1.00     Close and Lunch

To register, click here.


Event language(s):
Event type: 
Attending fee: 
Registration deadline: 
Online event: 
Organised by: 
NALA (National Adult Literacy Agency)
Organiser type: 
Other event
Target group: 
Academics, students, researchers in andragogy
Adult learning networks & organisations
Policy makers
Media professionals
Theme addressed:
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn