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


2018 calendar preview

#lifechanger series

7 Feb: The impact of a ‘She’ll be right!’ approach to ACE – Panel discussion

Feb: Innovation through social enterprise – Sara Jenkins, Corryong Neighbourhood Centre

Feb: Adult and family literacy programs from ‘across the ditch’ – Literacy Aotearoa

Mar: Young ACE entrepreneurs – Andrew Lord, Port Macquarie Community College

Mar: ACSF validation session – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

April: Having fun with numeracy – Dave Tout, ACER

May: Personal support program – Alison Harker, Community Centres SA

May: Variety is the Spice of Life! Enhancing volunteer access for CaLD and people with a disability – Gilda Davies, Volunteering WA

June: The accidental counsellor – Claire Leach, ACE Community Colleges

June: ACSF validation session – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

July: Lifelong learning communities and cities – Sally Edwards, Melton City Council

#AdultEducation exemplar series

Adult learning principles in practice – Dr Tracey Ollis

Designing learning and assessments for adults

Diversity in adult and lifelong learning – Dr Cheryl Ryan

#YOLL2018 Summit

Year of Lifelong Learning Summit



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