2014 ACAL Conference Gold Coast 2-4 October

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Pre-conference Forum

Thursday afternoon, 2 October 2014

12.00 – 5.15pm, Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise

Frameworks: do they inhibit or enhance the literacy spiral?

Local restaurants

As well as the 'Four Winds' restaurant at the venue there are also a variety of restaurants within walking distance of the venue.

Stories from the field - activity lunchtime Friday

'Stories from the field: sharing your stories with the National Foundation Skills Strategy Project Community of Practice'

Chisholm Institute Foundation College staff, Ann Irving, Elizabeth Rowswell, Daniella Mayer, Tracey Amman and Frankie den-Hartog.

Arch Nelson Address

'The Lure of Lifelong Learning' by Dr Darryl Dymock

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Things to do

With over 70 kilometres of pristine coastline, 300 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 25 degrees, the beaches of the Gold Coast are the still the city's most famous features. But there's more ...

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