Basic Education

The CDETB Basic Education Service provides classes for adults who wish to improve their reading, writing, spelling, numeracy, basic maths or computer skills.

Classes are free of charge.

Skills covered

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Spelling
  • Comprehension
  • Letter writing
  • Form filling
  • Job applications
  • Dictionary skills
  • Numeracy
  • Basic Maths
  • Introduction to Computers (IT)

Tuition options

  • One-to-one
  • Small group
  • Group working towards accreditation (FETAC Levels 1, 2 & 3)
  • Choice of times & venues to suit the availability of the adult
  • Day/Afternoon & Evening Sessions are available

Tuition takes place in several centres throughout the area:

  • Coláiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education, Coolock
  • Several Primary Schools in Coolock/Darndale/Kilmore West and Priorswood
  • Parish Centres
  • Community Development Programmes & others

For further information please contact

Fionnuala Carter (Adult Literacy Organiser)

Based in Coláiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education, Coolock

Contact 848 7172

Email fionnuala.carter@aes.cdetb.ie