What’s on in October?

What’s on in October?

Check out these local and national events.


The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Council for Adult literacy will be held on:

Date: Wednesday, October 19th 2022 Time: 5.00pm Sydney(AEDT)Register to attend: hereAll invited to attend. Voting is for Financial members only.

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WAVE National Forum includes presentation on literacy labour

This year the WAVE national forum will be held in Melbourne on 21 October and will focus on the role of adult and vocational education in empowering women and supporting gender equality. Of particular interest to literacy educators will be a presentation by Sally Thompson on
Literacy labour: the growing burden of supporting adults with low literacy in a digitised world.
To register go to https://wave.org.au/wave-national-forum/

Drop the Jargon Day – 25 October 2022

Drop the Jargon is an initiative that raises awareness of the need for plain English especially in the health and human services sector. It is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language. To find out more go to Drop the Jargon – Drop The Jargon Day

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SACAL 2022 Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 27 October

This year, the SACAL AGM will feature Guest speaker Natasha Evans, Accomplished Lecturer, TAFE SA Finalist, SA Training Awards and 2022 VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year. The AGM will be held in the NCVER Board room, Level 5, 60 Light Square, Adelaide. You can register to attend the AGM HERE