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The Hotline currently has 1400 providers of LLN services around Australia listed on its database. Please register on our website to update your course or contact details. The more accurate the information we have the more referrals we can provide. For Providers http://www.readingwritinghotline.edu.au/register-provider/ For Workplace Trainers. http://www.readingwritinghotline.edu.au/register-trainer/    

2017 ACAL Conference: Traders, Neighbours and Intruders – Points of Contact

Don’t forget to register for this year’s Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL) conference at the Darwin Convention Centre (NT) 12-14 September. This year’s conference celebrates 40 years actively promoting language, literacy, numeracy, and communication advocacy and research. The Hotline’s Manager, Vanessa Iles and Project Officer, Jill Finch will be presenting a paper titled Connecting […]

NEW Online Volunteer Literacy Tutor Course

If you are a provider, library or community centre that offers a volunteer tutor program or you would like to extend your offerings you may be interested in this new online course. Based on a very successful Volunteer Tutor Program developed by Mid Coast Library and North Coast TAFE the Volunteer Literacy Tutor TAFE Plus […]

Adult Learners Week (ALW) 2017

Adult Learners’ Week 2017 runs from 1–8 September and incorporates International Literacy Day, which is celebrated annually on September 8. ALW celebrates the commitment of communities to increase adult learning opportunities and to recognise and honour individuals who have shown how learning opportunities have transformed their lives and communities. Adult Learners Week is a UNESCO […]

First Nations Languages

The Reading Writing Hotline partnered with First Languages Australia to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2017 by launching a new website resource to support learning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. The new website feature, First Nations Languages, directs people to resources for learning First Languages and guides them to the appropriate ways to connect with communities […]

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Literacy in the Workplace Forum – Western Australian (WA)

Key Hotline staff, Vanessa Iles and Jill Finch, and local WA TAFE educator, Maxine Tomlin, presented a workshop on Literacy in the Workplace at a forum of Western Australia’s Training Providers hosted by Department of Training and Workforce Development. The workshop entitled Meeting Workplace Needs in a Post-WELL World, detailed the Hotline’s recent Industry Promotion […]

Help the Hotline Accurately Refer to You: Update your Provider Details Online

The Hotline has set up a new online registration form that allows providers to register or update their provider details simply and easily. At the Hotline, we realise that contact people, course offerings and resources change regularly. So, to make it easy for you we have developed an online form that allows you to update […]

Modern world encouraging rural and regional Queenslanders to seek help with reading and maths

An increased focus on digital technologies is encouraging Queensland adults in regional and remote areas to seek help with reading and writing, says a federally-funded training organisation. The Reading Writing Hotline is a free referral service that assists people in finding education and training courses to improve their literacy, numeracy, and digital learning across the […]