Review of VET sector

Media release 28 Nov 2018 The Liberal National Government has commissioned an independent review of the vocational education and training (VET) sector to ensure Australians have the right skills to succeed in a changing labour market, and businesses have access to the...

PIAAC – we need it

Adult Learning Australia (ALA) and ACAL circulated this media release Media release Adult Learning Australia (ALA) and the Australian Council of Adult Literacy (ACAL) are urging the Morrison Government not to withdraw Australia from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills....

ACAL webinar • Relational trust

Webinar speaker The webinar was presented as part of the AGM, October  17, 2018 Rosie Martin is a criminologist and clinical speech pathologist with expertise in the assessment of complex disorders of literacy acquisition and their treatment. She is also a facilitator...

2018 AGM and webinar

ACAL Annual General Meeting and webinar Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2.30 pm AEDT   Annual General Meeting Australian Council for Adult Literacy will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 commencing at 2.30pm AEDT by webinar. Note Daylight saving will be in operation....

The second cycle of PIAAC – what’s the story?

The OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) conducts the Survey of Adult Skills. The survey measures adults’ proficiency in key information-processing skills – literacy, numeracy and problem solving – and gathers...