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Our first issue of Quest for 2021 - Australia's adult literacy crisis

Our first issue of Quest for 2021 - Australia's adult literacy crisis

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Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2021. This issue features stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia. 

You'll find stories about Australia's adult literacy crisis and how experts suggest we address it, how a small Tasmanian town is opening up opportunities for its residents by teaching them to drive, and how a Wangaratta based adult education centre has revamped a course in foundation skills to help people focus on their personal as well as their educational goals.

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School of Education 2021 Webinar Series - Adult Learning and Youth Transitions

Webinar - Celebrating Social Justice Research in Education - Adult Learning and Youth Transitions

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Join us for the third of five exciting events that focus on key issues in educational research. The focus of this webinar is on the impact of learning opportunities on the life courses of young and older adults, including those most vulnerable in labour markets and at risk of social exclusion. Further details can be found in the attachment.

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Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

Education and Employers Research - Special Announcement

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Online research library marks its tenth anniversary

The online library provides a comprehensive repository of different and effective approaches to employer engagement and career education. It brings together the latest thinking with selected research published over the past 40 years.

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Victoria leads the way in adult literacy, local adult learning centre rescues small town newspaper, inspiring ALW scholarship winners, and more in Quest

Quest, October 2020

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Welcome to our third issue of Quest for 2020 which features stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia.

In this issue, you'll find stories about how Shane Fitzsimmons, Head of Resilience NSW overcame a rocky start at school and found career success through adult learning, how a local adult education centre in Guyra NSW produces the town's successful newspaper, why Victoria is leading the way in adult literacy training, why there's no stopping our three amazing Adult Learners Week scholarship winners who have turned their lives around through adult education, and more.

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Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

Adult Learning Australia | Adult Learners Week - 1-8 Sept, 2020

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STARTS NEXT WEEK! Festival Program of Events featured below.

Adult Learners Week is celebrated at the beginning of Spring with hundreds of events and activities promoting the benefits of learning. There are so many opportunities to learn available across Australia.

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Latest news on European Research in Learning and Work [L&W] - June 2020

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In this edition of the L&W Newsletter, you should note in particular the calls for proposals relating to: (1) the international conference in London on Employer Engagement: Preparing Young People for the Future (see Conferences), (2) the VET Research Award 2020 (see Networks and Organisations) and (3) a Dossier on Research and Practices for a Recovery post COVID-19 (see Programmes and Projects). And not to forget: the announcement of postponed conferences in the previous L&W Newsletter of April 2020

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Latest news on European research in learning and work - April 2020

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In this edition of the L&W Newsletter you should note in particular several calls for proposals and updates relating to international conferences: the Stockholm conference on VET, the UFHRD conference in Budapest, #LearnOrg in Grimstad, Eucen on lifelong learning in Budapest, the Adult education conference in Vancouver, BCES on comparative education in Sofia (see Conferences), also calls for applications for BeChangeMaker and Skills challenge innovation (see Programmes and Projects), the call for proposals for Game-based learning (see Publications) and the call for applications for a Conference bursary of the Edge Foundation (see Networks and Organisations).

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Our new issue of Quest - adult and community education success stories from around Australia

Our new issue of Quest - adult and community education success stories from around Australia

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Welcome to our first issue of Quest for 2020, which gathers stories about the impact of adult learning programs from around Australia. 

In this issue you'll find stories about how a bridging literacy and numeracy class is opening new career and study opportunities for young mums in country Victoria, how traineeships in rural and regional towns in WA give young locals a reason to stay instead of moving away; how an all abilities choir in Queensland gives joy and meaning to its members; tips for using Instagram and more.

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