We are SOLAS – the Further Education and Training Authority. The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science has tasked us with developing a 10-Year Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy for Ireland.

The consultation paper below sets out detailed information on the background to this new strategy's consultation process.

The consultation process is now closed, and we are very grateful for the incredible response to the consultation process with over

123 organisations making submissions

450 individuals making submissions

40 key organisations met

1100 surveyed for their views

400 joining outreach, one to one interviews or focus groups.
Here are some of the themes emerging:

Thank you to everyone who contributed during the consultation process.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at ALND@solas.ie.