VALBEC2022 Conference

When: 20 May 2022, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Angliss Conference Centre, Level 5, 555 Latrobe St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Keynote Speaker

VALBEC is thrilled and proud to announce its 20th May, 2022 Conference Keynote Speaker, Dr Dalal Smiley!

Dalal is an internationally recognised, award-winning adult educator and lifelong learner who migrated to Australia in 1976 following the civil war in Lebanon. Expect to be dazzled by Dalal's lifelong learning journey. Read more.


Having some fun with numeracy and maths

Presenter: David Tout
This hands-on workshop will enable participants to experience a range of maths activities suitable for classroom use with a range of EAL, literacy and numeracy students. 

Skills for Work, Study and Life

Presenter: Josie Rose
In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity to explore and discuss the wide range of LLNED materials currently available on the Learn Local Secure portal. 

Building stories, trust and confidence

Presenter: Jodie Whitehurst
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn a series of accessible, non-threatening impro techniques which can empower LLN learners to trust themselves (and each other), find their voices and explore their creativity. 

More information on sessions

Conference Schedule

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  • VALBEC Members (10% early bird discount) – $85.00 (Until April 30)
  • VALBEC Members (base rate) – $95.00
  • Non-members (10% early bird discount) – $135.00 (Until April 30)
  • Non-members (base rate) – $150.00
  • Concession – $50.00 - Students, non-waged, volunteer tutors

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.

Incorporated Association No. A00 130 71K

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