Congratulations to Dean Champ!

Training award winner
Congratulations Dean Champ! Dean Champ | Australian Training Awards
Dean talked to ACAL about what he enjoys about his role.

Theorising pathways to remote adult literacies with John Guenther

John Guenther is the Research Leader—Education and Training, with the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. He has worked as an adult learning practitioner in the Adult and Community Education, Vocational Training and Higher Education sectors. For the last 18 years his focus has been on research in northern Australia, and more specifically working with remote First Nations communities.

Social Practice View of Adult Literacy with Pamela Osmond

5 minutes on student-centred learning
To celebrate Adult Learners Week, ACAL invites you to reconsider the value of student-centred learning.
Thank you to Pam Osmond for spending 5 minutes to describe student-centred learning and share the benefits of this approach.

5 minutes on Coping Strategies with Linno Rhodes

How do you facilitate adult LN learners to rewrite their relationship with education? In this 5 minute video Linno Rhodes explains how to recognise and understand coping strategies adults bring to the LN learning experience.

Whole language – what’s all the fuss about

5 minutes on student-centred learning
To celebrate Adult Learners Week, ACAL invites you to reconsider the value of student-centred learning.
Thank you to Pam Osmond for spending 5 minutes to describe student-centred learning and share the benefits of this approach.

Student centred-learning with Pamela Osmond

5 minutes on student-centred learning
To celebrate Adult Learners Week, ACAL invites you to reconsider the value of student-centred learning.
Thank you to Pam Osmond for spending 5 minutes to describe student-centred learning and share the benefits of this approach.

National literacy update: News from around the country

National literacy update: News from around the country

What’s happening in adult literacy right now? The state councils for adult literacy (CALs) describe their roles and provide current information about the strengths of the adult literacy systems, and some challenges.
Why does the adult literacy field differ according to where you live? 

Sharing and Reflecting on Numeracy Teaching Practices Webinar with Dave Tout

As a follow up to a series of numeracy workshops Dave ran around Tasmania, ACAL and 26TEN bring you this webinar to offer LLN teachers and tutors a chance to reflect on your practices.

A remote solution to strengthening workforce capacity in LLN

Ros Bauer has collaborated with an RTO which has the Develop Foundation Skills in Vocational Practice Skills Set on scope. She is delivering to 3 trainers in community, who work with Warlpiri adult learners and young people, in Community Services and Sport & Recreation.

In this webinar Ros will introduce 3 people working in Yuendumu in the Northern Territory – Rebecca Toll, trainer & careers pathways with the local school, Dave Bauer, community youth worker and Alexis Apfelbaum, community services tutor.

Building Strength with Numeracy

This interactive webinar introduces the resource, showcases some of the new small group and pair activities and discusses the rationale underpinning the sections and the type of activities and practice sheets included in free VALBEC numeracy resources.