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.


2020 events calendar

Upcoming events

Presenter: Anthony Turner, SBMS
When: Tuesday 7th April @ 1pm AEST and Wednesday 8th April @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hour per session
Cost: Free for members | $50 non-members

Adult Learning Australia is running a 2-day Bootcamp on financial advice for extreme times. 5 Steps to Ensuring Business Success in Extreme Times Day 1 Tuesday 7th April 2020 @ 1pm AEST This webinar session provides an overview of the

Presenter: Cheméne Sinson
When: Thursday 9th April 2020 @ 1–2 pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members | $50 non-members

Back by popular demand! Following the success of this session last year, Cheméne is back to present her take on the Principles of Adult Learning. In this interactive webinar, Chemène re-defines the principles of adult learning and provides strategies on

Presenter: Karen Dymke
When: Thursday 23rd April @ 1–2 pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members | $50 non-members

Up to 20% of the population are impacted by specific learning disorders (SLDs) such as Dyslexia and auditory processing disorders. Although not currently researched in Australia, the number of students accessing adult learning programs with SLDs would appear to be

Presenter: Rachel Leigh Taylor
When: Tuesday 13th May 2020 @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for ALA members. Non-members $50

Adult educators need to be flexible and be able to adapt and accommodate different learning levels. At this webinar, Rachel will highlight classroom interaction patterns, delivery methodology, activities and teaching resources that can impact on the way adults learn and

Presenter: Rachel Leigh Taylor
When: Tuesday 27th May 2020 @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for ALA members. Non-members $50

At this webinar, Rachel will focus on how to ensure adult learners with low language, literacy and numeracy are supported through the use of the Australian Core Skills Framework tasks to develop and extend their engagement with their learning content.

Presenter: Debra Guntrip, TasTAFE
When: Wednesday 3rd June 2020 @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for ALA members. Non-members $50.

About the session This presentation with Deb Guntrip from TasTAFE, will focus on how to develop partnerships with industry to deliver work-based literacy projects within a range of industries and organisations. This work would not be possible, in Tasmania, without

Presenter: Philippa McLean
When: Wednesday 17th June 2020 @ 1–2pm 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 language, literacy and numeracy assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core

Presenter: Karen Dymke
When: Tuesday 21st July @ 1–2 pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members | $50 non-members

Behaviours that pose challenges to adult educators can impact on a learner’s capacity to engage. Developing relationships that lead to positive outcomes,can form the basis for helping adults learn how to learn. In order for adult educators to create safe

Presenter: Philippa McLean, Escalier McLean
When: Wednesday 21 October 2020 @ 1–2pm 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 language, literacy and numeracy assessment. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain external validation of tasks mapped to the Australian Core

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