Interview – Beth Marr

Interview – Beth Marr

Interview link available to members. “It’s really hard to change your practice -…but you’ve got to be brave…we do need to be brave”. Beth Marr is a numeracy icon and author of a range of practical books based on research. These books have informed numeracy...
Interview – Don MacDowall

Interview – Don MacDowall

See the interview on YouTube This week we are pleased to bring you another interview in our Something to say: Lessons learned, lessons ahead. Series. Interview with Don MacDowall, recently retired ACAL admin person With a nod to John Clarke and Brian Dawe, Don talks...

2021 Census Resources

The census will be held in August 2021. There are many resources that could be used or adapted with learners at Resources  2021 Census (abs.gov.au) The Reading Writing Hotline has been proactive in approaching the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to follow up on...
2021 Australian Training Awards

2021 Australian Training Awards

Nominations are now open. The 2021 categories include the prestigious Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award. We encourage you to nominate yourself or your colleagues for this award and to share the attached flyer with your networks. Nominations ...
Interview – Sue Costello

Interview – Sue Costello

Interview link available to members. If you’re interested in adult literacy and numeracy and you don’t live in Tasmania get ready to feel both inspired and incredibly jealous. Sue Costello (26ten Manager) explains how 26ten came about, how it works, and where it’s...

Learn how to teach Literacy and Numeracy to Adults

The adult literacy and numeracy stream of the Graduate Diploma in TESOL and Applied Linguistics at the University of Technology Sydney is a course for people who want to develop the knowledge and skills to teach English language, literacy and numeracy to adults in...

Read aloud programs for cancer patients research

Thank you to Elizabeth Wells, a PhD Candidate at UniSA, who has provided us with this preview of her work that considers the therapeutic benefits of reading for cancer patients. Receiving a cancer diagnosis is at best shocking, and at worst totally overwhelming....