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.

 


2018 events calendar

#lifechanger series

21 May @ 1 pm AEST: Variety is the Spice of Life! Enhancing volunteer access for CaLD and people with a disability – Gilda Davies, Volunteering WA

6 June @ 1 pm AEST: The accidental counsellor – Claire Leach, ACE Community Colleges

13 June @ 1 pm AEST: ACSF validation session – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

29 June @ 1 pm AEST: The RTO you didn’t know – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

18 July @ 1 pm AEST: Lifelong learning communities and cities – Sally Edwards, Melton City Council

31 July @ 1 pm AEST: ‘Best-practice’ competency-based assessment – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

31 Aug @ 1 pm AEST: Facilitation techniques that work in 21st century learning environments – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

5 Sept @ 1 pm AEST: ACSF validation session – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

19 Oct @ 1 pm AEST: How to embed foundation skills into VET – Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects

14 Nov@ 1 pm AEDT: ACSF validation session – Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean

#AdultEducation exemplar series

Adult learning principles in practice – Dr Tracey Ollis

Designing learning and assessments for adults – Dr Damian Blake

Diversity in adult and lifelong learning – Dr Cheryl Ryan
Presenter: Claire Leach, ACE Community Colleges
When: 6th June 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

About this event An Accidental Counsellor is anyone who is not necessarily employed as a counsellor, however finds themselves in a counselling role. You could be a frontline worker in an administrative role, a nurse, teacher, coach, support worker or

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: 14 November 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEDT
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA LLN members | $50 non-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). The

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: 5 September 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA LLN members | $50 non-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). The

Presenter: Phillipa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: 13 June 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: ALA Webinars are FREE to LLN Members. Cost to Non-Members is $50, payable online.

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). The

Presenter: Chemène Sinson
When: 19 October 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEDT
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

As a vocational trainer or training manager, you play a crucial role in the lives of the people you train. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discover how a focus on foundation skills can improve training outcomes and equip your learners

Presenter: Chemène Sinson
When: 31 August 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

The learning landscape is changing. Whilst the principles of adult learning remain largely unchanged, the trainer’s role in helping people learn has evolved. In this interactive webinar we’ll share latest research and techniques that support sustained learning for today’s world

Presenter: Chemène Sinson
When: 31 July 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

In this interactive webinar we’ll cover key knowledge that assessors need to ensure that their assessment practice is of the highest-possible standard. We’ll help new entrants get ‘up to speed’ with ‘best practice’ assessment, and help experienced assessors refresh skills

Presenter: Chemène Sinson
When: 29 June 2018 @ 1pm - 2pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

Australia’s VET system is acknowledged as among the best in the world. But new entrants to VET and experienced practitioners alike can find the ‘system’ overwhelming. Whether you’re looking for a broad introduction to VET or want to find out

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