National Adult Literacy Agency, 76 Lr. Gardiner St., Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 855 4332
Alpha course in the Christian Faith.
72 Hillcourt Road, Glenageary, Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 236 9821
Aontas, the National Adult Learning Organisation
2nd Floor, 83-87 Main Street, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Phone: (01) 406 8220/1
exists to promote the development of a learning society through the provision of a quality and comprehensive system of adult learning and education which is accessible to and inclusive to all.
BTEI – the Back to Education Initiative
Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough St., Dublin 1.
Phone: (01) 889 6400
provides part-time further education programmes for young people and adults. The aim of BTEI is to give people who would like to return to learning the opportunity to update their skills and knowledge in a flexible way. This means that people can combine a return to learning with family and other commitments.
Continuing Education: see Further Education
Cork Men’s Action Group
Education and Rights Resource Centre, 5 Churchfield Avenue, Cork City
Phone: Tel/Fax: (021) 430 7969
Dominican Centre for Biblical Teaching and Research
Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, South Circular Road, Limerick
Phone: (061) 204 396
Dublin Adult Learning Centre
3 Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 878 7266
EdStart-Incredible Years Programme (Galway)
Galway City Partnership, 3 The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway.
Phone: (091) 773 466
offers parents the chance to develop new skills to help their children improve their behaviour with practical step-by-step suggestions.
Education and Science, Department of
Marlborough St., Dublin 1
Engage Project, Wexford
Ardcavan Business Park, Ardcavan, Wexford
Phone: (053) 912 3799
is an inter-agency project led by the Community Education Section of Co. Wexford VEC. It has a general aim of training men to work or volunteer in the community, thus attending to the gender imbalance of workers in the area and working towards ensuring sustainable men’s community activity in Co Wexford. Its specific academic aim is to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and competence to work and engage with socially excluded or marginalised men in the community.
Birchgrove House, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
Phone: LoCall 1890 245 545
Works towards the elimination of discrimination in employment, in the provision of goods and services, in education, etc.
27-33 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4
Phone: (01) 607 0500
Foras Áiseanna Saothair is the State Training and Employment Authority.
Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC)
East Point Plaza, East Point Business Park, Dublin 3
Phone: (01) 965 9500
Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC)
26-27 Denzille Lane, Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 631 4567
Higher Education Authority
Brooklawn House, Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4.
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 637
(01) 237 7100
15 North Strand Road, Dublin 1, and Unit 5, Killarney Court, Buckingham Street Upper, Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 887 8404
an informal further education group, offers support and advice to families affected by drug use in the North Inner City community. It develops and implements training programmes in relevant areas, and can tailor individual training to suit individual needs.
an online information service for the young.
IMU Mission Institute
St. Columba’s, Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath
Phone: (046) 902 1525
KMI Institutes of Theology and Cultures
Phone: (01) 269 8388, ext. 203
Learning and Development Service
1-2 George’s Place, Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 878 8783
Lifelong Learning Programme
Higher Education Authority, Brooklawn House, Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 637
(01) 231 7100
Rehab, Roslyn Park, Beach Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Phone: 01) 205 7200
see Headsup courses under Rehab.
National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA)
76 Lr. Gardiner St.,
Phone: (01) 855 4332
National Educational Psychological Service
24-27 North Frederick St., Dublin 1.
Phone: (01) Tel. (01) 889 2700
National Office for Equity of Access to Higher Education
Brooklawn House, Crampton Avenue, Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4.
Phone: (01) 231 7100
National Qualifications Authority of Ireland
5th floor, Jervis House, Jervis St., Dublin 1.
Phone: (01) 887 1500
State Examinations’ Commission
Carnamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Phone: (090) 644 2700
Trinity Adult Research Group for Education and Training (TARGET)
Donaghmede, Dublin 13
Phone: (01) 867 0279
(01) 848 8165 (Mon-Wed.)
provides counselling for adults in Donaghmede, Dublin.
Union of Students in Ireland
3-4 Saint Agnes Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12
Phone: (01) 709 9300
University of the Third Age (U3A)
Phone: (01) 498 4746
(01) 475 6989
An informal gathering of people who want to learn, with themselves as the principal resource.
provides second chance education for early school leavers.