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#Adult Education

# adult-education - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'When you’ve never been told you’re good at anything, it’s hard to find confidence'
# Adult Education
# Adult Education

'When you’ve never been told you’re good at anything, it’s hard to find confidence'

Mar 10th 2018, 7:30 PM 33,083 Views 13 Comments

No matter what your experience of formal education, or your age, it’s never too late to return to learning, writes Anne Redmond.

# adult-education - Monday 26 December, 2016

Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol'
# Adult Education
# Adult Education

Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol'

Dec 26th 2016, 7:30 PM 112 Views 14 Comments

An education bleeds into the way you view the world and your movement through it, writes Conor Reynolds.

# adult-education - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education
# Adult Education
# Adult Education

'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education

Nov 20th 2016, 8:10 AM 527 Views 7 Comments

Senator Lynn Ruane encouraged early school leavers to return to education this week at an event aimed at increasing participation in adult learning.

# adult-education - Monday 24 November, 2014

Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education
# College Ready
# College Ready

Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education

Nov 24th 2014, 8:14 AM 6,916 Views 28 Comments

A new survey has also found that the majority want them to progress to higher education.

# adult-education - Friday 24 October, 2014

Opinion: 'You never feel embarrassed to admit you don’t understand something'
# Adult Education
# Adult Education

Opinion: 'You never feel embarrassed to admit you don’t understand something'

Oct 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 113 Views 12 Comments

I was nervous going back to education after 25 years, but I soon realised that adult education is very unlike the classroom scenarios I remember from school.

# adult-education - Friday 18 October, 2013

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers

Oct 18th 2013, 2:00 PM 14,387 Views 27 Comments

Each morning this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day

Oct 18th 2013, 11:00 AM 14,510 Views 69 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# adult-education - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day

Oct 17th 2013, 11:01 AM 11,203 Views 62 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# adult-education - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day

Oct 16th 2013, 11:01 AM 14,595 Views 54 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# adult-education - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day

Oct 15th 2013, 11:00 AM 14,594 Views 39 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# adult-education - Monday 14 October, 2013

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day
# All Adds Up
# All Adds Up

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day

Oct 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 20,510 Views 70 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# adult-education - Saturday 12 October, 2013

'Fear of maths' affecting careers and the economy
# Doesn't Add Up
# Doesn't Add Up

'Fear of maths' affecting careers and the economy

Oct 12th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,361 Views 54 Comments

Director of Maths Week says numeracy skills are vital – and not just for jobs.

# adult-education - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Column: ‘Constant fear’ – what it’s like not being able to read or write
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Constant fear’ – what it’s like not being able to read or write

Oct 26th 2011, 7:30 AM 455 Views 9 Comments

Chris Potts battled literacy issues until his mid-40s. He told TheJournal.ie how his life has changed since conquering them.

# adult-education - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Are you one of the 40% with number trouble?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Are you one of the 40% with number trouble?

Sep 7th 2010, 10:37 AM 445 Views 2 Comments

Take our quick quiz and see if you’re one of the two in five who has trouble solving basic maths problems.