It's the Traveller men, women and young people who come across that door, who make use of this fantastic chance and put it to use in their lives, making themselves stronger and making their communities stronger. They are the people we really have to thank.Mary McAleese, President of Ireland (2007)
Exchange House Education Services provides education programmes for individual adult Travellers which include literacy, numeracy, computers and the arts. Learning opportunities are provided in one-to-one and/or group settings depending on the needs of the learner.
The adult basic education programmes are designed and timetabled to suit the learners’ preferences. Programmes are offered on an hourly, full morning or afternoon basis.
The City of Dublin VEC generously supports the Adult Basic Education service by funding tutors to teach modules in literacy, numeracy, computers and literacy through art. Due to the dedication, hard work and commitment of the City of Dublin VEC tutors, learners can avail of high quality adult basic education programmes, many of which are FETAC (QQI) accredited.