Why words matter with Dr Ron Wilson

Why words matter with Dr Ron Wilson

Should we say prisons or corrections? What terminology should we use? In this presentation, Dr Ron Wilson, President of the Australasian Corrections Education Association, explains why words matter.

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.

2021 Arch Nelson Address

2021 Arch Nelson Address with Lorraine Sushames Arch Nelson played a major role in placing adult education on the government and public agenda and he was inaugural Chairman of the Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL). Each year, in recognition of the...

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.