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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

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 pay for an individual webinar.

To participate in a webinar, you need an Internet connection, microphone and headphones.

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


Upcoming events

 

Presenter:Andrea McMahon
When:Wednesday 4th August @ 1pm AEST
Duration:1 hr
Cost:Free for members | $50 non-members

Orthographic mapping is the process readers use to turn unfamiliar written words into familiar sight words that can be immediately and effortlessly retrieved from long-term memory. Orthographic mapping answers the questions… How does an unfamiliar word become a familiar sight word? Why do poor readers have limited sight vocabularies? There is nothing intuitive about the […]

Presenter:Anne Bayetto
When:TBC - this session has been postponed. Please register your interest.
Duration:1 hr
Cost:Free for members | $50 non-members

This session has been postponed. Please register your interest below by following the ‘Register Now’ button, and we’ll be in contact with the new date when it is confirmed. Join us for the third session of this special three-part series of webinars.   Session 3: Reading comprehension Reading is about understanding an author’s message. In […]

Presenter:Philippa McLean
When:Wednesday 11th August 2021 @ 1pm AEST
Duration:1 hr
Cost:Free for members | $50 non-members

About this session The ACSF is a multi-layered document that can be used at a number of levels of complexity.  The focus in this webinar is to show how the ACSF can be used in a simplified way to: ballpark individual core skills performance provide generalised mapping of core skills requirements in education and training […]

Presenter:Annette Foley and Barry Golding
When:Wednesday 25th August 2021 @ 1pm AEST
Duration:1 hr
Cost:Free for members | $50 non-members

This presentation will draw from recent research on Men’s Sheds in regional and remote Victoria.  It will reference a case study of a community-based Shed in a disadvantaged rural location to discuss the role local community learning can play in responding to and developing resilience in the face of locally experienced global disasters. The discussion […]

Presenter:Philippa McLean
When:Wednesday 20th October @ 1pm AEDT
Duration:1 hr
Cost:Free for members who are part of the LLN Network. $50 for non-network members.

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 gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). About the ACSF The ACSF provides a validated framework of national benchmarks […]

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