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

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2021 ACAL stretched Conference

A conference with a difference

Tell us about TAELLN411

We are interested in your feedback about the TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills.
Please review the unit here and then complete our survey by July 30, 2021.

National literacy update: news from around the country

Free webinar
Date: Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
Time: 3.30pm AEST (1 hr  duration) Check local time
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Member-only webinars

ACAL’s submission to Parliamentary inquiry
into Adult Literacy and Its Importance ►

Teaching in Isolation – ACAL study ►

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

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.

Reading Writing Hotline figures

Want help with reading, writing or basic maths?

Start with the
Reading Writing Hotline or call 1300 6 555 06

Free national referral service for adults

Latest News

Have you read it?

A review of documents relating to adult literacy and numeracy

Read them here