Adult Learners’ Week is a UNESCO initiative supported in Australia by the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training and coordinated by Adult Learning Australia. Adult Learners’ Week runs from 1–8 September and incorporates International Literacy Day, which is celebrated annually on September 8. Follow this blog to know more about adult learners week.
Adult Learners’ Week 2017 was officially launched in Canberra at Parliament Theatre with a special screening of Indigenous writer-director Erica Glynn’s documentary In My Own Words, which explores the transformative power of reading and writing in an Indigenous community inRead more
The Adult Migrant English Language Program (AMEP) is all about helping newly arrived migrants learn to speak and write English. It’s really important to understand and develop your English language skills as this can help you get more involved inRead more
There are many health benefits associated with learning how to grow and harvest your own food. One of the most important benefits is that it encourages you east more fresh fruits and vegetables, which we all know is important forRead more
As humans, we are adapted to learn and should seek out opportunities to continue learning throughout our lives. Adult learning helps us to reach our full potential. It has the power to transform us. Check out the learning opportunities takingRead more
The Internet is not just a fantastic source of information and entertainment, it is also a fun way to stay connected, engaged and independent. Sadly nearly 19% of older Australians aged 55–64 have not used the Internet and this increasesRead more
Lifelong learners are self motivated to learn and improve themselves. Lifelong learning enhances how we understand the world and gives us greater opportunities to improve our quality of lives. Check out our Adult Learners’ Week Top 5 reasons for beingRead more
Professional development doesn’t end with formal qualifications. Here are our top tips for great ways to stay up to date with the skills and experience you need for the workplace (Adult Learners’ Week 2017).
Yarraville Community Centre is getting into the spirit of things with a full day of fun activities in celebration of Adult Learners’ Week. Yarraville Community Centre is a vibrant community hub that offers an array learning opportunities for people locatedRead more
Adult Learners’ Week has been celebrated in Australia since 1995. Each year during Adult Learners’ Week, we are reminded that when adults are given opportunities to engage or re-engage with learning, the whole community benefits. Here is a look atRead more
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