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Sally George teaches Foundation Studies for TAFENSW and also works at the Hotline one day a week. These are her observations being an LLN teacher in lockdown. All the LLN classes I was teaching face to face in March I am now teaching remotely due to the COVID -19 lockdown. Students who engage...

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The Commonwealth Department of Education, Skills and Employment has just released a new Request for Tender to expand the current Panel of Service Providers to support the Foundation Skills for Your Future program’s national objectives. This second RFT will close on Friday, 5 June 2020....

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Tony called the Hotline because he was frustrated with his poor literacy skills. He is 77 years old, having retired a few years back from a career in sales management. Tony reckons his story is like many in his hometown in country NSW. He had a...

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Ako Aotearoa is New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. Our range of services includes a Knowledge Centre with a host of resources, and professional learning and development courses. We are pleased to let you know that our public and in-house online courses are available...

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Most LLN teachers will be well aware of the importance of Plain English. Leonie's article can be a useful reminder for us - and our colleagues - of its value in VET learning and assessment resources. If you train, keep it PLAIN: Why plain English is...

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A Critical Lens 2020 ACAL Conference The ACAL 2020 national conference organising committee has observed the cancellation of numerous gatherings around the world, as well as locally, due to concerns about the health impacts of CoVID-19 and have carefully reviewed ACAL’s own situation. As a result we have...

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LLN educators play an important role in ensuring Australian democracy thrives, by providing education and training, particularly for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups in society. The Australian ACE sector and indeed the whole of the VET sector provides a great deal of value to support Australian democracy. Community...

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In January we reported on the shrinking number of adult literacy and numeracy teachers in the field due to retirement, casualization of the workforce, policy changes and the closure of specialist tertiary training programs.  Whilst Graduate Diploma courses are not currently offered by any university...

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As part of its VET skills package, the Australian Government recently announced two new initiatives in the adult literacy space, starting in 2020. Foundation Skills for your Future Program  More details Note:this tender has now closed for more information contact [email protected] This program focusses on employees who need...

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