Addressing Learners’ Pronunciation Needs

Closed – we’re full! Teachers often have difficulty knowing how to address the pronunciation needs of their learners. This interactive forum will focus on the different elements of pronunciation, exploring some theory related to phonology and how research...

Brain Science workshop

Adult Literacy:  Teaching Learning and Brain Science. An informative and interactive workshop which will give participants tools to enhance their teaching practice while working with marginalised adult learners. Do you work with learners who seem to be distracted...
VALBEC seeks conf admin

VALBEC seeks conf admin

As part of VALBEC’s commitment to provide quality professional learning to its members, an annual conference is organised, usually in May of each year. Our long term conference administrator, Don MacDowall, has done a great job for many years, however, he is no...

VALBEC turns 40

VALBEC celebrated it’s fortieth birthday with a large card at the ACAL conference and invited particpants to add a comment. Scroll down to see an enlargement of each...
Resources Research

Resources Research

Calling all adult literacy supporters – we need your input! With support from the Reading Writing Hotline and State Library of Victoria, Adult Literacy Connect is currently conducting research towards establishing an online portal of quality curated teaching and...

‘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...

International Fellowships now open

2018 VET International Practitioner Fellowships now open The Department of Education and Training in partnership with the International Specialised Skills Institute. Ten (10) Fellowships of $13,000 each are available to VET practitioners who are employed within...