Resources by other organisations

Reading and Writing Hotline

The Reading Writing Hotline has a number of resources on its website for adult learners, tutors, teachers and the workplace. It also includes a free adult literacy tutor training program for libraries and community organisations.

BBC Skillswise

Yes, it’s THE BBC, the national British radio and television network with ‘English and maths for adults

  • English – Practical literacy skills for adults
  • Reading – Read and understand text
  • Writing – Improve your writing skills
  • Spelling – Tips on spelling
  • Word grammar – Know your nouns from your verbs
  • Sentence grammar – Write well-formed sentences
  • Speaking and listening – Verbal communication skills
  • Maths – Practical, common-sense maths for adults.
  • Numbers – Use number lines, decimals and negative numbers
  • Calculation – Add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Percent and fractions – Work out parts of amounts
  • Measuring – Use the best tools and units of measurement for the job
  • Shapes – Work with area, scale drawings and 3-D shapes.
  • Graphs – Use graphs and tables to communicate information

Find Us

PO Box 341
Clifton Hill Vic 3068



ABN 56 550 665 438
VALBEC (Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council) was established in 1978 and is managed by an elected volunteer committee of management.

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