About Ballymun Read and Write
Ballymun Adult Read and Write Scheme was established in 1986, to provide adult literacy and basic education tuition through a partnership between volunteers, community organisations and statutory bodies working in the area. Funded through the City of Dublin VEC by the Department of Education and Skills with assistance from the European Social Fund as part of the National Development Plan - Towards 2016.
In July 2000 the Scheme became a company limited by guarantee. Tutors are employed by the company. The Scheme is run by a Board of Management, comprised of a partnership between the company, volunteers, community groups and statutory bodies working in the area, namely;
City of Dublin VEC Adult Education Officer for Dublin North Central:
Geraldstown House HSE Family Resouce Centre:
Director of Adult Education Trinity Comprehensive School:
Home School Community Liaison Team Representative:
Two Tutor Representatives, elected each year:
Two Student Representatives, elected each year:
This Board of Management provides a representative structure in which all who are making a contribution can have a say in how the Scheme operates.
Mary Love, as the City of Dublin VEC literacy services organiser for Ballymun, attends to the day-to-day management.
To provide a high quality adult literacy service in the Ballymun area.
Registration. No. 329826
City of Dublin Vocational Educational Committee (CDVEC)
Department of Education and Skills
European Social Fund