Adult Literacy Schemes

Return to Education (Fás) - East Galway Gort

  Return to Education (Fás) East and West Galway
   
 
Contact: T.J. Clarke Email:
  Return to Education (Fás) Co-Ordinator    
       
Address: Further Education Centre,
Old VEC Building,
Gort,
Co. Galway
   
 

 

Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered:

A joint project between F?S and Co. Galway V.E.C. the Return to Education (Fás) Programme aims to give Community Employment Workers an opportunity to attend a workplace basic skills Course. The course will be designed to meet the needs of the participants, to increase self confidence of the participants and to provide a learning environment, where learners choose what they want to learn, at their own pace.

 

Outline of Course Contents

English
Reading - Including for enjoyment, information and instructions.            
Writing - Developing and enhancing writing skills.
Spelling – Spelling rules and Memory aids
Numeracy – Timetables, Calculator use and Budgeting.

Communications:
Letter writing, both formal and informal, Note taking, recording phone messages, Form filling, Map Reading, Verbal Communication skills.

Computers:
Basic computer skills, Understanding computer technology
Keyboard skills, Basic Word processing, Spread sheets, Internet and Email

Personal development:
Self Awareness, Decision making, Assertiveness
Conflict resolution skills

Certification:
There will be an opportunity for any willing participants to receive certification if they so wish. However it is not compulsory to do so.

 

Enrolment and registration:

  • Undertake an initial identification of learning needs and wants of participants.
  • Agree on learning objectives with each of the participants.
  • Agree venues and times.

 

Target Group:

Community Employment Workers

 

Times available:

Courses are arranged to suit participants.

 

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