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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Research and submissions
















Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communication Inquiry into the Role and Potential of the NBN

Response to NVEAC and Skills Australia recommendations: New directions for ACE

NSW election priorities


Enhancing pathways for ACE learners

ALA response to Skills Australia review of VET

ALA response to NVEAC Equity Blueprint

Response to the Indigenous education action plan draft 2010

Response to draft Green Skills implementation plan


Implementing the 2008 Ministerial Declaration on ACE

Informal learning: At a glance

Managing learner information report


The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Overview and International Comparisons

Achieving inclusive adult education and training practice

ALA 2008 policy paper

Australian adult learning: Working with New Zealand

Submission on language, literacy and numeracy program services

The importance of health education

The need for a national approach on the ACE agenda


ABS: Adult learning

Engaging adult learners: The role of non-accredited learning in language, literacy and numeracy


ACE’s role in developing Australia’s human capital: A structured analysis

Adult learning and Australia’s ageing population

Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey: Summary results

Community education and national reform

Digital divide: Barriers to e-learning

National database of ACE providers: Preliminary analysis

Small business and human capital

Social learning capital: Interlinking social capital, lifelong learning and quality learning conversations

The value of ACE providers: A guide to the evidence base


Achieving Australia as an inclusive learning society


Adult learning: removing barriers, not creating them

Crossing the moat: Art museums and lifewide learning

Funding and certainty in community-based organizations

How far can we stretch? Flexible learning for community service workers in Far West NSW

Intergenerational learning

Issues paper for round table discussion on adult learning in Australia

Older workers: A snapshot

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in 2004: A snapshot

RPL and mature age job seekers

Stories from the field: Taking training across cultures

Stories from the field: Whole-of-government, a whole-of-community partnership

Towards a learning revolution in Australia: Consultation paper on future directions for lifelong learning in Australia

Understand your world: The ALW2004 scrapbook


Adult Learners’ Week

Adult Learners’ Week: The national strategy 2003

Discovering democracy: A civics and citizenship program for the adult and community sector

Evaluating learning circles

Learning communities: A catalyst for positive change

National analysis of Adult Learners’ Week 2003

National evaluation of Adult Learners’ Week: 2001 and 2002

Packing away the velvet rope: The art museum as the site for adult learning

Report on the regional workshop on engendering citizenship education Kathmandu

The Parthenon was not built out of fish: A synopsis of the Adult Learners’ Week 2003 great literacy debates

Where do Australian adults learn?

Working with experience

You can too: Adult learning in Australia – a consultation paper


ACE funding: where is it?

Adult learning: Implications for lifelong learning

Lifelong learning in the 21st century university


A clever country means extending learning opportunities

Learning around town: learning communities in Australia

Lifelong learning: making it work: An ALA discussion paper

Commentaries on adult learning


Who are Australia’s adult learners?

Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia