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Literacy Association of Ireland

Cumann Litearthachta na hÉireann

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The Literacy Association of Ireland (LAI) aims to support and inform those concerned with the development of literacy nationally and internationally (teachers and educators at all levels and in a variety of formal and informal settings), encourage them in reflection and dialogue, challenge them in their practice and give public voice to their concerns through organising bilingual events such as conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and webinars.


Conference / Comhdháil 2024
Call for Papers - Gairm ar Pháipéir

The Call for Papers is now closed - stay tuned for updates 

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LAI Biennial Thesis Award 

Have you completed a master's level thesis on literacy between1st September, 2022 and 31st August, 2024? 

Consider submitting your thesis for the LAI Biennial Thesis Award!

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LAI Submission to NCCA Consultation

As part of the NCCA's consultation on the draft curriculum specifications for the redeveloped Primary School Curriculum, the LAI Executive Committee made a submission on the inclusion of Modern Foreign Languages in the Primary Language Curriculum. 

Did you miss our Fireside Chat on May 1?

LAI Members can view a recording of this webinar via the LAI Portal.

This online fireside chat was hosted in collaboration with our colleagues in Navan, Tralee and Clare Education Centres.

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Literacy News

The latest edition of our newsletter is now available to read. The Literacy Association of Ireland is delighted to present our spring edition of Literacy News brimming with a wealth of interesting and informative contributions spanning literacy education across various sectors of education.

Explore our newsletter to learn about some exciting events we have planned for the year ahead.

Thank you to all who attended our
47th Annual Conference!
Míle buíochas daoibh go léir!

Please note: Registered LAI Members can access a selection of conference presentations via the LAI portal.

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The Science of Reading

Are you interested in learning more about the Science of Reading? Explore our helpful resource hub!

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Browse our library of literacy resources, publications, recordings and recommendations.

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Catch up on the recordings from recent LAI webinars and panel events.


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  • Newsletters and magazines

Take a few moments to browse some excerpts from previous popular LAI events and webinars!

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Literacy Association of Ireland

Cumann Litearthachta na hÉireann

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