SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, would like to tell PPN members about an important announcement that was made today by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Mr Simon Harris TD.
The Minister has announced a public consultation on a new 10-year Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy (ALND) Strategy, and we at SOLAS have been tasked with developing this strategy.
They hope you will be able to take a few minutes to have your say in the development of the ALND Strategy. This will help us create an environment where all adults in Ireland have the necessary literacy, numeracy and digital literacy to fully participate in society.
Full details of the various ways in which you can have your say are available on the SOLAS website by clicking this link.
A consultation paper, which includes detailed information on this online consultation process, has been developed to assist you in providing your views. The consultation paper can be found by clicking this link.
You may also wish to view a short video which provides an overview of why a 10-year Strategy for Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy is needed and why we want your views. This video can be viewed by clicking this link.
A template can be found by clicking here to facilitate focus groups if your group would like to add to the richness of the submissions received.
Please note that this consultation closes at 6pm on Thursday 31st December 2020.
If you have any questions, please contact us by email at ALND@solas.ie.