‘Possum Magic’ in Prison

Approximately half of Australia’s prisoners are parents. So how do they maintain a relationship with their kids while they’re inside? The simple act of reading a bedtime story to a child is impossible if the parent is in prison – unless you’re...

Future of employment services – consultation

Dept of Jobs and Small Businesses • The future of employment services Consultation is now open on the future employment services model to start when the current jobactive contract arrangements finish in mid-2020. We want to hear from you. The Online Employment...

New Life Members

It was with great pleasure that the VALBEC committee recognised the commitment to the Adult LLN field, and in particular, VALBEC,  by awarding Lynne Matheson and Sarah Deasey Life Membership. Lynne Matheson has been a member of VALBEC and the committee for many years...
‘Welcome to Library’ resource

‘Welcome to Library’ resource

The ‘Welcome to the Library‘ reader, video and accompanying teacher resource were developed by Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in partnership with Melton City Council. Literacy educators designed the materials to engage adult literacy...

2018 VALBEC Conference

Workplaces are said to be in the middle of a ‘fourth industrial revolution’, following the earlier transformations brought about by steam, electricity and digitisation. It is often referred to simply as ‘Industry 4.0’. The emerging ‘smart’ factories in Industry 4.0...