• Did you know that many people in Ireland have difficulty with reading, writing or using numbers?

    Take the first step is Ireland’s campaign to promote the free help that’s available across the country. And it’s not like being back at school. It’s relaxed and friendly and can take just a couple of hours a week.

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  • Come join us and see the benefits for yourself.

    All over Ireland, lots of people are returning to learning and improving their reading, writing and maths. If you’re wondering how you can benefit, why not have a look at these student success stories.

    Success stories
  • There are lots of courses to suit all needs.

    In Ireland there are 45,000 adults attending one-to-one and group tuition in VEC adult literacy classes nationwide. If you don’t have the time to attend one, we also offer distance education courses to make it easier for you.


Courses are free and confidential

But don’t just take our word for it, have a look at some of our student success stories and see the benefits for yourself.

Success Stories