This is the electronic newsletter of VALBEC, the Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council, and is sent to about 850 practitioners on the first of each month (other than January). It is also available in the 'News' section of our web site http://www.valbec.org.au
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1. Annual General Meeting
2. VALBEC Committee nominations
3. Next Committee Meeting
4. 'Sharing Good Practice'
5. ACAL Conference 'Literacy on the Map: Common Visions, Different Paths'
6. Next special edition of Fine Print: "Celebrate Numeracy" (Sept 2011)
8. Event listings
9. Job ads
10. Subscribe to eVALBEC?
12. Contact VALBEC
Friday May 20 2011 - 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm
(during the Sharing Good Practice Professional Learning Day)
Level 5, William Angliss Conference Centre , Corner La Trobe and King St Melbourne
Reports on the 2010 VALBEC year will be presented and the new Executive committee will be elected.
The agenda for the AGM is:
A. Reports (Presidents, Conference, Professional Development, ACAL, Treasurer)
B. Election of new office bearers.
C. Confirmation of Auditor
The VALBEC committee is a dynamic and collaborative group who meet once a month to discuss, plan and take action on behalf of members and the ALBE field.
Nomination forms can be downloaded at http://www.valbec.org.au/05/docs/nominationform.pdf or request a copy via firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 11 May
Friday May 20, 2011 at the William Angliss Conference Centre, Melbourne.
Registrations close on 13 May.
Program streams will run concurrently with morning and afternoon sessions of 90 minutes duration.
- Innovative approaches to teaching and learning in pre-accredited and accredited education and training.
- Numeracy teaching and learning strategies and resources
- ACSF / CGEA mapping, models and moderation
More at http://www.valbec.org.au/2011SGP/
Call for papers seeking presentations for the 34th ACAL Conference hosted by VALBEC (Conference Tue 27 to Wed 28 Sept 2011, Pre-conference forum Mon 26 Sept 2011 ) at Victoria University City Flinders Campus
More details at http://www.valbec.org.au/2011conf/call.htm
Deadline June 24, 2011
In this edition we will solicit contributions from teachers, students, theorists, policy makers and researchers. We want to reflect on the challenges and successes of the field, with a cross section of articles which will, we hope, celebrate the place of Numeracy in our field.
See more at http://www.valbec.org.au/studentwriting2011.htm
The Bookery will be providing a display of resources at the Sharing Good Practice professional development day or you can call at the shop to see what is available. http://www.bookery.com.au/
Check out the 'Current Events' section on the VALBEC home page http://www.valbec.org.au It shows brief details of events that may be of interest to our members. Please let us know of any others that you think are relevant.
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