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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia


Transforming education and training in Australia: challenges and opportunities

          A hybrid policy forum Hosted by the Australian Coalition for Education and Development (ACED), Adult Learning Australia (ALA), Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE), […]

ALA webinar: A national conversation – adult numeracy approaches – what works? Part III

Adult Learning Australia’s national conversation continues, bringing together representatives of leading adult education organisations to explore ‘adult numeracy approaches – what works’ in response to the Federal government’s inquiry into […]

2021 ALA Annual General Meeting with guest speaker 7 May @ 1pm AEST

This year’s AGM will present the 2020 Annual Report, announce the results of this year’s Board elections and feature guest speaker Dr Keiko Yasukawa. Presentation: The role of adult education in women’s empowerment

ALA LLN webinar: Validation of ACSF assessment resources

This webinar is for adult language, literacy and numeracy practitioners to come together and look at aspects of quality language, literacy and numeracy assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to […]

Towards a Lifelong Learning Policy: The Forum

You’re invited to our forum!   Join us for a celebration and wrap-up of activities for the Year of Lifelong Learning (YOLL). Our final event is a forum on Human […]

ALA summit: Towards a national lifelong learning policy for Australia

From ideal to real The aim of our Summit was to put lifelong learning centre stage by bringing together leaders from across adult education, community, social services, government and business […]

Forum: The Financing Gap and the Challenges of achieving the goals for Women and Girls’ Education

Globally 61 million girls continue to miss out on primary and lower-secondary school and 758 million adults lack any literacy skills; two-thirds of whom are women. If education is to contribute to addressing the urgent issues of poverty, conflict and climate change – what can be done to mobilise the will and resources needed to ensure the right of every person access to high quality affordable education and training ?

Upcoming forum: Dhumbadha Munga – talking knowledge

Friday 28th April 2017 #TKForum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are the first nations people of this country and the oldest continuing culture in the world. Their knowledge goes […]

Building in (not bolting on) Indigenous perspectives of lifelong and lifewide learning

22 March 2017 @ 1:00 pm (ADST) Australia’s Aboriginal cultures are the oldest continuous cultures on Earth. As such, they can draw upon rich and deep wells of wisdom. So […]

ALA webinar: What is good governance?

23 February 2017 @ 1:00 pm (ADST) Good governance is all about setting up effective processes to make and implement decisions. It’s important for community based not for profits to […]

Forum: Community based adult learning, health and wellbeing

Adult Learning Australia is committed to equitable lifelong and lifewide learning. This is a central aspect of the adult and community education (ACE) sector’s role in supporting the Australian community. […]

Getting of wisdom – Learning in later life

International Exchange and Conferences (12–18 Feb 2017) A unique collaboration between researchers in Europe, Australia & New Zealand The one week Exchange (12–18 Feb 2017), including three one day conferences, […]

The Business Case for Social Media – why to dip your toe in, and how

Have you delved into the world of social media? Are you seeing the benefits? In this webinar we will cover the psychology of social media; what really makes it work […]

ALA webinar: Doing business with Jobactive

Australian employment services and training providers are important partners in assisting job seekers on the pathway to rewarding careers. But how can ACE providers wanting to engage with employment services build successful and sustainable partnerships?

Adult Learning Australia

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