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

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

1 May 2019 @ 1pm AEST – Adult Language Learning through Drama – Zoe Hogan, Sydney Theatre Company/MTC Australia

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

1-8 September 2019 – Adult Learners Week 2019

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: Jan Hagston
When: Wednesday 27 March 2019 @ 1:00–2:00 pm AEDT
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free for members | $50 non-members

Adult literacy learners often identify spelling as a problem. They see their poor spelling as evidence of deficient writing skills and lack of general English proficiency and, like it or not, we are judged on our spelling.

Presenter: Chemène Sinson, Blackwater Projects
When: Wednesday 10th April 2019 @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

  Back by popular demand, Chemène is returning to repeat her presentation on ‘Best-practice’ competency-based assessment. 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

Presenter: Zoe Hogan, Kathryn Salman & Rachael Jacobs
When: Wednesday 1st May @ 1pm AEST
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: Free ALA members | $50 non-members

‘Connected: Adult Language Learning through Drama’ (CALLD) is a Sydney Theatre program that combines drama approaches with English language learning for adult migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

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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