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#Adult Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education College Ready

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'You never feel embarrassed to admit you don’t understand something' Adult Education

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week puzzles: The Answers All Adds Up

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers

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

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Fear of maths' affecting careers and the economy Doesn't Add Up

'Fear of maths' affecting careers and the economy

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Are you one of the 40% with number trouble? Test Yourself This post contains a poll

Are you one of the 40% with number trouble? Exclusive

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