Welcome Message

Welcome to Kerry ETB Adult Literacy and Basic Education website!

This website was developed at the request of adult literacy tutors in Kerry. This is a place for you to post resources that you are proud of and that have worked well for you. It is a place to search for new ideas and learn from others’ approaches. It is a place to revise and revisit what you learned on Initial Tutor Training. It is a place to help you prepare and continue you excellent teaching and learning practice.

Read More
Loading

Read, Write and Spell

Latest

Read, Write and Spell

Working on reading, writing and spelling is the primary reason learners come to us at Kerry Adult Literacy and Basic Education Service. It forms the core of our business, both in one to one and group tuition. To teach an adult in this setting takes considerable skill, and we take pride in the high quality of our tutors' work across the county.

Information Technology

Latest

Information Technology

We teach a range of Information and Communication Skills (ICT) to adults who have literacy difficulties, in small friendly groups. We aim to encourage and support the learner who lacks confidence in this area, helping them to become part of our digital society. Our classes run from absolute beginner (often called Computers for the Terrified!) to QQI Level 3, across the county in a range of settings.

Family Learning

Latest

Family Learning

Parents are a child's first, and most important, teachers. Family learning programmes encourage and support parents in this role, giving them some tips, tricks and tools to help support their child's development and learning. It also encourages them to work on their own literacy and numeracy skills.

Money & Numbers

Latest

Money & Numbers

Numeracy is a vital skill in today’s world. Where we might think of maths as consisting only...

English - ESOL

Latest

ESOL

As part of the countywide response to learners' needs for tuition in English as a second language, the Kerry Adult Literacy and Basic Education Service offers free ESOL classes at beginners level across the county to unemployed adults and asylum seekers. Learners are referred to us by a number of partner agencies.

Tutor Training

Latest

Personal Development

Latest

Personal Development

We run courses to help learners to get the best out of life, to start afresh, and to build their confidence. Courses may cover personal and interpersonal skills, making time for ourselves, community participation, consumer awareness, committee skills and a range of other areas.

Listening & Speaking

Latest

Listening & Speaking

The ability to speak and listen effectively is one of the most fundamental of the literacy skills....

Workplace Education

Latest

Workplace Education

Skills for Work is a national workplace education programme aimed at providing training...

QQI

Popular

QQI 3N0588 Word Processing Resource

Word Processing Resource QQI 3N0588 These tried and tested assignment briefs are designed to assess learner understanding of the full range of learning outcomes for the module Word Processing at QQI L3. They are intended for use...