The Department of Adult and Community Education welcomes the launch of the Adult Literacy for Life – a 10-year adult literacy, numeracy and digital literacy strategy by Minister Simon Harris TD. The Strategy aims to ensure where every adult has the necessary literacy, numeracy and digital literacy to fully engage in society and realise their potential. Find out more at www.adultliteracyforlife.ie
The Strategy makes a number of commitments including:
Increasing in the number of learners engaging with literacy and language support by 20,000 by expanding the range of courses available over the first half of the strategy’s lifetime;
Reduce the number of people adults in Ireland with unmet literacy needs, from 18% to 7%.
Reduce the number of adults in Ireland with unmet numeracy needs from 25% to 12%;
Reduce the share of adults in Ireland without basic digital skills from 47% to 20%.
Link to ALL Strategy: