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2018 Year of Lifelong Learning

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Press release: Community learning can shape, support and rebuild people’s lives

“Low skilled workers who have lost their jobs or people who’ve been unsuccessful in finding work often have limited access to suitable, low cost adult education programs,” according to Dr Tracey Ollis from Deakin University. Dr Ollis, who is speaking

Press release: The modern workforce demands lifelong learning skills

Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body for adult and community education, welcomes the Federal Budget’s commitment to education, however, further action is required as lifelong learning is now an important life skill that ensures people remain relevant in the

ALA conference: Advancing asylum seekers’ future through education

How do we empower people seeking asylum? Gillian Meek and Abiola Ajetomobi from the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre talk about their education programs that are designed to enable people to feel empowered to build a new life in Australia.  

ALA conference: Transformative learning in neighbourhood houses

How do adults make the transition from reluctant to confident learners? Dr Trace Ollis, Deakin University, shares her research on the informal and formal learning that takes place in Neighbourhood Houses.   Theme: Exploring possibilities, changing lives Date: 13–14 June

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