Archive for November, 2014


ALOA and Skills for Work!

SFW Regional Co-Ordinators Margaret Timoney (NW) & Mairtin O'Moran (W) at the ALOA Conference

The Adult Literacy Organiser Forum (ALOA) invited SFW to facilitate a workshop at their recent conference in Galway. The theme of the workshop was “Promoting Numeracy in the Workplace”.

SFW Regional Co-ordinators Margaret Timoney (North West SFW region) and Mairtin O’ Moran (West region) presentation covered topics such as the type of  maths required for the various employment sectors e.g.; agriculture, food & beverage, catering, retail and tourism.   

Information was also provided on how SFW promoted Mathematical Skills for Work to employers and employees, including the benefits of using an integrated subject approach to improving literacy and numeracy skills.

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