Upcoming events

Adult Learning Australia runs forums throughout the year and also offers regular online professional development webinars. Most ALA webinars are free of charge to members.

To register for an ALA webinar, select the webinar you want to attend then:

ALA members: Can register then log in using their ALA member username and password.

Non members: Can Join ALA to access our webinars for free or simply register and follow the prompts to pay for an individual webinar.

To participate in a webinar, you need an Internet connection, microphone and headphones. Here is the Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing participant guide.

Past webinars: Members can access past webinar recordings here. If you have any difficulties, please contact us at membership@ala.asn.au.


2019 events calendar

Upcoming events

20 & 27 February 2019 @ 1pm AEDT – The action research boot camp – Bob Dick, Action Research and Action Learning

15 March 2019 @ 1pm AEDT – Learning an Indigenous language – Gretel MacDonald (TBC)

27 March 2019 @ 1pm AEDT – A strategic approach to spelling for adult educators – Jan Hagston

10 April 2019 @ 1pm AEST – ‘Best-practice’ competency-based assessment – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

22 May 2019 @ 1pm AEST – Validation of ACSF assessment resources – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

23 July 2019 @ 1pm AEST – Innovative training techniques – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

7 August 2019 @ 1pm AEST – Validation of ACSF assessment resources – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

17 October 2019 @ 1pm AEDT – Principles of Adult Learning – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

13 November @ 1pm AEDT – Validation of ACSF assessment resources – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

Presenter: Bob Dick, Action Research and Action Learning
When: 20th and 27th February 2019 @ 1pm - 2pm AEDT
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

Action research is an approach that can help adult educators to improve their practice by understanding it better.

In this two-session boot camp, Bob Dick will lead us through the foundations of action research, as well as how to further improve action research.

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: Wednesday 13th November @ 1 pm - 2 pm AEDT
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members of LLN Network | $50 non-Network members

This webinar is for adult language, literacy and numeracy practitioners to come together and look at aspects of quality assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: Wednesday 7th August 2019 @ 1 pm - 2 pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members of LLN Network | $50 non-Network members

This webinar is for adult language, literacy and numeracy practitioners to come together and look at aspects of quality assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members of LLN Network | $50 non-Network members

This webinar is for adult language, literacy and numeracy practitioners to come together and look at aspects of quality assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

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