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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia


Job Vacancy: Network West is looking for a Network Coordinator

Network West is seeking a suitably skilled and experienced Network Coordinator to lead the strengthening, support and advocacy for our member Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres across the Western Metropolitan […]

What Works Professional Learning Series

What Works 2023 will focus on adult literacy and learning practice. This eight-part online professional learning series brings together experts in the field to explore effective adult reading, writing, and […]

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), […]

Applying practice engagement theory to developing literacy and numeracy

Join us for the first session of the What Works 2023 series! Dr Reder shares how practice engagement theory can help us understand how adults’ use of skills in everyday […]

Supporting, guiding and enacting learning across working life

A seminar jointly hosted by       February 9th 2023 – 2.00-4.00 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time or 1.00pm to 3.00pm AEST This hybrid seminar will explore the findings […]

What to read, watch and listen to over the summer break

We asked our VIPs, ALA Board members and staff for their recommendations for what to read, watch and listen to over the summer break.

Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII)

Adult learning and education for sustainable development – a transformative agenda 15 – 17 June 2022, Marrakech, Kingdom of Morocco Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI […]

Inspiring stories of adult education in Quest

Our latest issue of Quest celebrates inspiring stories of the transformative power of adult education  — from Adult Learners Week keynote speakers, learning ambassadors, scholarship winners and more. During the […]

ALA and TAFE Directors Australia issue joint statement

Media release Following on from the Jobs and Skills Summit, and on the final day of Adult Learners Week, TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) and Adult Learning Australia (ALA) issue a […]

Jobs and Skills Summit – ACE and equity

Adult Learning Australia was invited to participate in the Commonwealth Government’s Jobs and Skills Summit – 1–2 Sept 2022 – at Parliament House Canberra as well as pre-summit Ministerial round […]

New issue of Australian Journal of Adult Learning out now!

This issue of AJAL is focused on three important areas of adult learning, professional learning, transition pathways to higher education and adult learning in the context of COVID 19. The […]

Recruitment of General Manager

General Manager – Pines Learning Do you inspire others? Are you a strategic thinker? Can you balance your business acumen with creativity and compassion? Then look no further!  Located in […]

Ged Kearney recognises the importance of ACE

At a recent ALA member event, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care Ged Kearney recognised the importance of adult community education. Through the prism of her own personal experience […]

Adult Learners Week 2022 launch – hear from inspiring people who have connected through learning

Connect with learning Join us at the Adult Learners Week 2022 launch as we hear stories from inspiring people who have found connection and opportunity through learning. Rusty Berther – […]

Media release: Adult community education improves economic participation

Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body representing the not-for-profit adult community education sector, welcomes the Albanese Government’s announcement of the Jobs and Skills Summit in September. ‘This Summit is […]

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