The Australian Council for Adult Literacy promotes adult literacy and numeracy policy and practice

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Numerate individuals and their numerate environments

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2021 membership fees now payable ►

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Teaching in Isolation – ACAL study ►

Adult Literacy and Numeracy Teaching experiences during the 2020 COVID-19 Isolation Period – ACAL study

SBS seeks participants for documentary about adult literacy learners ►

The producers and other staff we’ve met with have been responsive to our feedback and have displayed an understanding of the sensitivities around adults who want to improve their literacy, and the possible impacts of publicity on those individuals.

2020 Arch Nelson Address • video ►

‘Re-thinking Foundation Skills: What advice would Arch Nelson have for us? with Pamela Osmond.

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‘Resilience – Stories of Adult Learning’

This anthology of adult learner stories is testimony to the resilience of human lives and the critical role of lifelong learning.


How to write to your MP

Contact your MPACAL is creating a kit for practitioners and their students about contacting MPs and raising issues of importance to constituents during times of social, economic and political transformation.

Tax Office – Digital inclusion guide

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ATO Figital Inclusion GuideThe ATO has the goal to deliver digital services that meet the needs of everyone in Australia.

This guide explains the:

  • diversity of the Australian community
  • complexity of how we connect in a digital world
  • importance of accessibility
  • value of inclusion.

The Digital inclusion guide is also available in Portable Document Format (PDF) – ATO Digital inclusion guide (PDF, 3.489KB) This link will download a file.

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A review of documents relating to adult literacy and numeracy

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