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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia


Learning in the new age in WA

A new project is giving remote and disadvantaged learners the opportunity to develop the skills to learn online and work in the digital age.   By giving them the skills […]

E-learning offers second chance for disadvantaged youth

A specialised training project is giving disadvantaged youth the chance to gain basic literacy, numeracy and employability skills.   “Disadvantaged young people need a champion to help them address their […]

New learning centre opened in Tasmania

Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings, and Minister for Education and Skills, Nick McKim,  have officially opened the new Bridgewater LINC, a centre of learning for people of all ages. Ms Giddings […]

Adults Learning at a Neighbourhood House in Melbourne
Annual General Meeting (AGM), June 2012

Annual General Meeting 1:00-2:00pm 8 June 2012 (AEST). This year the Annual General Meeting will be held online, in our virtual meeting room – the “Board Room”. The room will […]

The rules of the game

Teaching and learning for civic participation Resilient communities understand their own governance and participate in the decision-making processes that affect their lives. Active citizenship requires specific skills and knowledge, but […]

Let’s get serious about adult literacy and numeracy…

ALA in conjunction with the Australian Education Union has recently developed a policy paper on adult literacy and numeracy in Australia. Australia has a significant problem with adult literacy and […]

National Volunteer Week 2012

We all know how crucial our volunteers are to the ACE sector. National Volunteer Week will be celebrated this year from the 14-20 May 2012. National Volunteer Week is the […]

2012 National Training Awards OPEN

Applications for the 2012 National Focus categories are NOW OPEN. The National Focus categories recognise outstanding contributions towards the attainment of Australia’s national vocational education training system (VET) priorities. In […]

Call for Patrons

Do you know somebody famous who loves ACE? ALA are seeking patrons or champions of ACE who are willing to lend their name and face to the cause of promoting […]

New ALA staff member

Adult Learning Australia welcomes Catherine Devlin aboard as our new Professional Development and Networks Manager. Catherine has a background in online content development in both the tertiary and VET sector. […]

Professional development opportunities

ALA run regular, free professional development webinars on a variety of topics relevant to ACE providers. All you need to participate is a computer and a set of headphones. If […]

Seeking stories of ACE

Do you know a learner whose life has been changed by ACE? Adult Learning Australia is seeking compelling and inspiring stories from learners about their experiences of adult and community […]

Interview with Alan Tuckett

ALA is proud to present Alan Tuckett as this year’s keynote speaker at the National ALA conference in October. Alan Tuckett OBE is the President of the International Council for […]

Cuban literacy program comes to Indigenous Australians

An exciting new model of adult literacy teaching for Aboriginal students is being piloted in Wilcannia NSW. The pilot will utilise an internationally recognised mass literacy campaign model not previously […]

$3.25M to boost adult literacy and numeracy skills in South Australia

The South Australian state Government is allocating a further $3.25 million next financial year as part of its ongoing Skills for All commitment to create an extra 6,000 training places […]

Adult Learning Australia

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