Quest

Quest is Adult Learning Australia’s national magazine. It is published quarterly and distributed free to over 5,000 subscribers. It features an informative mix of feature writing, news, analysis and stories from the ground for a national and international audience. Join ALA to receive a copy of Quest each quarter or subscribe here. Organisations interested in advertising in Quest can refer to our advertising rates and requirements.

2019

Issue 3, 2019

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Issue 1, 2019

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2018

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Issue 3, 2018

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  • Taking the plunge
  • Message from the CEO
  • Vision for a learning society
  • Adult Learners’ Week on show
  • Ready to shine
  • Tips for recording video on your phone
  • ACE update

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2017

Quest 4, 2017

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Quest 3, 2017

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Quest 2, 2017

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Quest 1, 2017

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2016

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2015


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2014


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2013

2012


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Quest 2, 2012

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2011

Quest 4, 2011 Issue 4, 2011

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  • Learning centre helps community heal after Victorian bushfires
  • Well-being team helps young people re–engage in learning
  • Timber town flies the flag

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Quest 3, 2011 Issue 3, 2011

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  • Australian delegate walks us further along road to gender equality
  • Ancient knowledges empower modern students
  • Adult Learners’ Week is over but it’s only the beginning

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Quest 2, 2011 Issue 2, 2011

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  • Keen to Green? Byron Bay centre leads the way in Eco-literacy
  • The Case for ACE in Queensland
  • Innovative Forum re-thinks VET and Life Skills for Global Citizenship

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Quest 1, 2011 Issue 1, 2011

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  • National Broadband Network Inquiry
  • New Perspectives on Indigenous Education
  • Australian Delegation to Settlement Summitn

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2010

Quest Issue 4, 2010

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  • Research Shows ACE Creates Pathways
  • ACE Pathways Research : The Background
  • ALA 50th Anniversary Conference Update

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Quest Issue 3, 2010

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  • Creating partnerships in adult literacy
  • An Interview with Hon Peter Collier
  • Literacy and Numeracy Levels in the Workplace

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Quest Issue 2, 2010

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  • Men’s Learning and Wellbeing Forum
  • ACE: Re-engaging Young Learners For Success
  • A Marriage made with Broadband

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Quest Issue 1, 2010

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  • Broadband for Seniors
  • Emerging technologies to support flexible training and assessment
  • The Iceberg of Informal Learning

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2009

Quest Issue 3, Summer 2009

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  • Good and bad eLearning
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of e-learning
  • First of its kind in Western Sydney

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2009

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  • Facebooking the Future
  • E-portfolio Showcase
  • “It Is Never Too Late To Learn About Your Health”

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2009

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  • Early learnings: re E-learning
  • Keeping informal learning informal
  • Building equitable and sustainable societies in Asia and the Pacific?

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2009

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  • The challenge of National Policy
  • Adult Literacy Research Project: What we have learnt
  • Are you going green?

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2008

Quest Issue 2, Winter 2008

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  • ALA Thinks this is Important… Do You?
  • Australian Flexible Learning Framework
  • Do you want to ‘land’ your dream job?

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2008

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  • The History Behind the ALA Submission
  • The Importance of Health Education
  • Abuse of Elderly People – It’s Not OK

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2007

Quest Issue 8, Summer 2007

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  • Milang Old School House Community Centre – A Leader in Learning
  • Web 2.0 & 23 Things
  • ALA 2007 National Conference

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Quest Issue 7, Spring 2007

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  • Principles for Facilitating Youth Learning
  • Radio Broadcasts – Learners Broadgather!
  • Adult Learners’ Week 2007

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Quest Issue 6, Winter 2007

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  • Our Minister’s View Extract from Andrew Robb Speech
  • Australian Study Circle
  • ALA In Quest of Learning

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Quest Issue 5, Autumn 2007

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  • The Value of ACE Providers
  • Some thoughts of a city dwelling radio producer
  • 100 years of service

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Quest Issue 4, Summer 2007

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  • ALA 46th Annual National Conference 2006
  • A Kiwi’s Impression
  • E-learning reaches rural and remote communities

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2006

Quest Issue 3, Spring 2006

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  • Learn @ Work Today
  • Macquarie Community College wins Small Business Award
  • E-learning: Creative Community Partnerships Project

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2006A

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  • The capacity of ACE for skilling Australia
  • Kia ora Aotearoa ACE Conference 2006
  • Livestock training program

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2006

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  • ALA 45th Annual National Conference 2005
  • The City of Tea Tree Gully’s Holden Hill Community Centre’s Indigenous Mural Project
  • Reading the newspaper while driving the car… I’d like to see that!!

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2005

Quest Issue 4, Summer 2005

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  • Senator Ursula Stephens – Strategies for Australia’s Mental Health
  • Log on For Depression and Anxiety Help
  • The Way Forward – Adult Education and Mental Health in England

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2005

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  • Balancing Life, Work, Past and Future
  • Growing the Great Southern
  • Evaluating Hume Global Learning Village

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2005

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  • Learning For Wellness
  • Towards a Learning Revolution in Australia Society
  • Engaging Youth Learners

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2005

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  • Flexible Learning Advisory Group
  • E-learning Creative Community Partnerships ALA
  • Conference 2004 Report

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2004

Issue 4, Summer 2004

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  • How Far Can We Stretch?
  • ALA National Awards 2004
  • Adult Learners’ Week 2004

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Quest 2/2004 Issue 3, Spring 2004

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  • What a Nation can do
  • Research Agenda for Indigenous Students
  • Touching the Elephant

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Issue 2, Winter 2004

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  • Balancing Life, Work, Past and Future
  • Learn @ Work Day 2004
  • Flexible Learning Leaders
  • ALA Conference 2004

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2004

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  • Intergenerational Learning
  • 43rd Annual Conference
  • ACE Vet Pathways in WA

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2003

Quest Issue 4, Summer 2003

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  • Net*Working 2003
  • Loneliness of the Long-Distance Learner?
  • Citizenship Education

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2003

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  • Learn @ Work
  • Adult Learners’ Week: the Learning Communities Catalyst

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2003

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  • Flexible Learning and E-learning
  • Whakamana te Tuapapa o Tangata Motuhake: Rebuilding Foundations and Participation
  • Adult Learners’ Week 2003: What is Literacy?

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2003 Articles include
  • ALA Survey
  • Adult Learners’ Week Evaluation Provides Positive Results
  • Community Based Education in Taiwan
  • Meet me in St. Louis

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2002

Quest Issue 4, Summer 2002

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  • Eureka! The 2002 Allen Strom Prize for Environmental Education
  • Never Stop Learning!
  • The Champion of Liberal Education
  • Indigenous Learning Culture

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2002

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  • A Not-too-modest Adult Learning Project: Australia
  • ALA’s Community Learning Leadership Program
  • The Best of British: ALW in the UK
  • Koia Koia

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2002

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  • School of Arts
  • Introducing Francesca Beddie
  • Adult Learners’ Week Behind the Scenes
  • ALA’s National Conference: Catch a Tiger by the Tail

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2002

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  • Recognising Excellence in Adult Education
  • Putting the Lens on Youth in the Community
  • Celebrations for Development and Change
  • Re-discovering the Vocation of Adult Education

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2001

Quest Issue 4, Summer 2001

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  • Kakadu a Place of Learning
  • Citizenship in Progress
  • How Museums & Galleries are Letting us Down
  • Learning Through Bookclubs

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2001

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  • Will the next Federal Government Deliver for Adult Larning?
  • What Adult Educators Want From the Next Federal Government
  • Research on ACE VET
  • Take a Risk With Your Ego

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2001

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  • Investing in a Better Society (Lobbying the Federal Government Prior to the Election)
  • Make the Connection with Adult Learners Week 2001
  • New Directions for ACE Research

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Quest Autumn 2001 Issue 1, Autumn 2001

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  • Election Time in Western Australia
  • New Approaches to Informal Learning
  • Learned in Time (A Series of Reports From the ALA Annual Conference)
  • FarMBis Could be ACE Biz

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2000

Quest Issue 4, Summer 2000

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  • A Clever Country Means…
  • Learning and Health
  • Cultivating Learning in the Disabililty Sector
  • Learning in Ballarat (Learning City)

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Quest Issue 3, Spring 2000

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  • Shane Gould Launches Adult Learners Week
  • Adult Learners Week Around the World
  • Learning Cities
  • Council of Adult Education’s New Direction

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Quest Issue 2, Winter 2000

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  • Adult Learners Week 2000
  • Indigenous Views on Lifelong Learning
  • Individual Learning Accounts: Do They Work?
  • Mobile Children’s Services in ACE

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Quest Issue 1, Autumn 2000

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  • John Field on Turning Research Into Good Policy
  • Don Sutherland on The Future of Unions
  • A Profile of Radio 5UV, Winner of the 1999 Provider of the Year

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