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Take the first step

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Improve reading, writing, maths

Come join us and see the benefits for yourself

Take the first step is Ireland’s campaign to promote the free help that’s available across the country. And it’s not like being back at school. It’s relaxed and friendly and can take just a couple of hours a week. Have a look at this video.

Freephone 1800 20 20 65

Text learn to 50050

Email info@nala.ie

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Find the free and confidential course that suits you

There are lots of courses to suit all needs. Currently there are 45,000 adults attending one-to-one and group tuition in VEC adult literacy classes nationwide. But if you don’t have the time to attend a course, we offer over-the-phone tuition to make it easier for you.

One-to-one tuition

If you’re starting out and would prefer to work on your own, one-to-one tuition is for you. Together with your tutor, you can decide what you want to learn in the most comfortable environment possible.

Group tuition

Attend a class and learn in a group environment in VEC adult literacy classes nationwide. It’s friendly, relaxed and lots of fun!

Learn at home

In this busy world some people just don’t have the time to make it to a course. We offer flexible home learning and teach yourself courses, which you can work at your own pace, with our tutors available to assist at any time.

Get qualification online

Through online and telephone tutor support, this innovative course brings education to the individual and allows them to gain a national qualification in the privacy of  their own home.  

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