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[caption id="attachment_2576" align="alignright" width="300"] Taking a break with the BPAC rangers in the Bunya Mountains.[/caption] Two Indigenous groups have joined forces with Leonie Swift to co-create plain English safety procedures for Indigenous rangers. Leonie is a plain English practitioner and adult literacy teacher. She has been working...

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You can use SBS’ Lost for Words survey with your classes for a learning session on form filling, digital literacy, and using QR codes. The survey is intended to let SBS know how they can make their services easier to use, and to get feedback on Lost for Words. Using...

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An interactive panel discussion on foundation skills and the digital world will feature as part of CCA’s April 2022 National ACE Summit. Panel speakers include Dave Tout, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER); Dr Keiko Yasukawa, University of Technology Sydney (UTS); Vanessa Iles, Reading Writing...

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Have you got something to say about the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) and the Digital Literacy Skills Framework (DLSF)? The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has been commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Education, Skills and Employment to examine how the ACSF and...

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Endemol Shine, the production company for the uplifting SBS Lost for Words are now looking for participants for series two. If you know someone who would benefit from participating in the program please call 0423 635 228 or email read@endemolshine.com.au Production takes place in Sydney, so...

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The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) has released a discussion paper to inform the future delivery model for the SEE program from 1 July 2023. DESE is seeking feedback on possible changes to the SEE program’s procurement, contracting, funding and delivery arrangements. You...

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Screening of the SBS series Lost For Words in September has put a human face to the barriers experienced by people who struggle with their reading and writing. The series generated lots of social media, and comments clearly reflected the surprise and empathy in the...

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The SBS series Lost For Words has generated a big response from people keen to teach or tutor in adult literacy. Since the program first screened, over 110 people have rung the Hotline either wanting to volunteer their time or find out how to pursue...

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