Headford Adult Basic Education Service

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Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered
  • We provide one to one group support in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Maths with adult learners
  • English as a second or other language
  • Family Learning Programmes with Parents
  • Homework support with Parents
  • Story Sacks

Target Group
  • All Adults over 18 years.
  • Parents who may lack confidence in helping their children with learning.
  • We provide Literacy Support to Special Needs Centres.

Resources & Expertise Available
  • Trained Volunteer Tutors and Paid Part/Time Tutors.
  • Access to Adult Guidance & Counselling Service


Accreditation is an option for participants.
Students can study for a variety of FETAC Certificates, including:

  • Communications (English)
  • Computers
  • Internet
  • Career Preparation
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Maths
  • Caring for Children
  • English as a Second or Other Language

Times / months available

Both Day Time and Evening Monday to Saturday.
Courses are arranged to suit participants.


Kevin Kelly (Adult Literacy Organiser)
Adult learning Centre
Main Street
Co. Galway
phone 093 34746 / 087 7272420
Email kevin.kelly@gretb.ie