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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Recorded Session

On track: career guidance and pathway planning for adult learners

This session allows an opportunity for ACE providers to explore how they support non-traditional and disadvantaged learners to identify their work and study goals. It will also include information on and links to various resources and tools that adult educators can use to support their adult learners with career guidance and pathway planning. Free for […]

Inclusion and innovation in Flexible Learning in and for the Workplace: Stories from Australian Learning Cities

There are skills shortages in a range of occupations across Australia and internationally and this has been exacerbated by the pandemic. While Governments, industry and educational institutions are working on solutions, it is vital to ensure that underrepresented groups in society are not left behind in accessing all levels of education, vocational education and training […]

In conversation with Hon Ged Kearney MP – Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care

Friday 22 July 10.45 am – 11.30 am Assistant Minister Ged Kearney is a long-time supporter of the Adult and Community Education (ACE) sector. In her previous role as Shadow Minister for Skills from 2019 to 2021 she acknowledged in parliament the benefits provided by ACE and the vital role it plays in post-secondary education. […]

Improving learning outcomes for adults with disabilities

In this session, we will look at barriers to learning for adults with disabilities: what they are and the experience of people who make their way through life with them. We’ll briefly explore some of the primary causes of the barriers to learning and how this can present in an education setting. And finally, we’ll […]

Climate Justice Education: Weaving together our stories of nature and place

This webinar builds on the previous March 2022 session where participants worked in small groups to share ideas and experiences of effective climate justice education (CJE). This webinar continues to explore CJE, this time, using the power of creative expression and arts which can create spaces of imagination, hope, and even healing. Working in small […]

Sharing Insights – Australian Learning Cities: global to local – local to global

    A learning city promotes lifelong learning for all and helps lay the foundation for sustainable social, economic, and environmental development. Explore the principles and features of learning cities, learning communities, and learning municipalities in Australia and globally in this free online session. How are communities faced with turbulent times adapting and learning from […]

What Works Professional Learning Series – Teaching numeracy to adults

In 2022, our What Works Professional Learning Series focuses on adult numeracy teaching practice. This eight-part online professional learning series brings together experts in adult numeracy education to explore effective numeracy teaching for adults – with a strong emphasis on fun and engagement. Each session will be co-facilitated by Ros Bauer and Jo Medlin with […]

What works professional learning series workshop 2: Critical connections between literacy, maths and language = numeracy

Session 2: Critical connections between literacy, maths and language This session explores the relationship between language, literacy, maths and numeracy. It also offers evidence-based and practical solutions to help you help your learners to solve numeracy problems and understand the maths behind it.   Recording coming soon.   Our facilitators   This webinar is free […]

What works professional learning series workshop 3: Connecting the dots with numeracy

Session 3: Connecting the dots with numeracy This workshop will explore the connections between fractions, percentages, and decimals, identifying what is essential to include in your teachings and using everyday activities that cover values, conversions etc. This session will be co-facilitated by Ros Bauer and Jo Medlin with a presentation from Adam Nobilia.     […]

Mentoring event 2: Do you need support teaching adult numeracy?

Adult Learning Australia is offering three numeracy mentoring sessions that will complement our innovative 8-part: What Works: Teaching Adult Numeracy series Numeracy expert, Dave Tout, will run three informal Q&A and mentoring sessions to respond to your individual queries and questions about adult numeracy. These mentoring sessions are a great opportunity for some individualised mentoring […]

What works professional learning series workshop 4: Exploring numeracy in our everyday lives

Session 4: Exploring numeracy in our everyday lives This workshop will explore numeracy embedded in everyday life such as cooking, gardening, health management – including concepts such as measurement, fractions etc.     Our facilitators This webinar is free for ALA members, or $65 for non-members. We are offering a discounted price of $400 for […]

What works professional learning series workshop 5: Getting from here to there with numeracy

Session 5: Getting from here to there with numeracy This session explores practical strategies to help educators support adults comprehend different aspects of time, use maps (including digital maps), follow directions, and travel with ease to new locations (working out time intervals and durations, interpreting timetables and schedules, etc.)     Our facilitators This webinar […]

What works professional learning series workshop 6: Numeracy, statistics and big data

Session 6: Numeracy, statistics and big data Hands-on approaches that use data to reveal quantitative and statistical numeracy concepts as they relate to the workplace and everyday life.   Our facilitators        

What works professional learning series workshop 7: Making sense of money and your finances

Session 7: Making sense of money and your finances Creates links between numeracy and financial literacy – covering key numeracy concepts including calculations, numbers and decimals, etc.   This webinar is free for ALA members, or $65 for non-members. We are offering a discounted price of $400 for the full series for non-members. You can […]

Adult Learners Week 2022 launch

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 – our MC – Rusty started his working life flipping burgers at Maccas then worked as a roof plumber before finding success and touring the world […]

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