Literacy Problems in Ireland
Volunteer tutors usually work with their students once a week for approximately
Preparation time for these sessions is also required.
Volunteers are expected to make a commitment to their scheme for at
least 15 months and to undertake regular in-service training.
If you are interested in becoming a literacy tutor contact your Adult
Education Organiser in the V.E.C., your local Literacy Organiser, or NALA
If you know someone, who needs help with any of the following:
Reading, writing, spelling, letter-writing, basic English, job applications
and or communications skills.
You should contact the Adult Education Organiser in the V.E.C., your
local Literacy Organiser, or NALA at
Further Information from:
National Adult Literacy Agency
An Áisineacht Náisiúnta Litearthactha do Aosaigh
76 Lower Gardiner Street
Tel: 01 855 4332
Fax: 01 855 5475
Adult Education Organiser,
Tel: 094 - 23134
Pauline Mc Dermott,
Mayo Adult Literacy Scheme,
Tel: 094- 38038