Author: s.thompson@ala.asn.au

Learning in Casey

Learning in Casey

During Adult Learners’ Week 2018, the Casey Cluster of Neighbourhood Houses is working together with the Department of Education, Chisholm Institute and the City of Casey to promote life-long learning in Casey. From the 1-8th of September, they will work together to host a series activities at shopping centres, libraries and Neighbourhood Houses. Read more

Ways to learn English and improve your reading and writing

Ways to learn English and improve your reading and writing

Learning English can be a big issue for many new arrivals to Australia. Not being able to explain how you feel or finding that no one understands you, can make a person feel even more lost in a strange, new country. Learning to speak English can be tricky but it does offer many social and economic benefits. It can help you become more involved in your community and it can also help you find a job. Read more

Five reasons to be a lifelong learner

Five reasons to be a lifelong learner

So what is a lifelong learner? Well, lifelong learners simply have a positive attitude to learning, and they manage to maintain this attitude throughout their lives. They are self-motivated to learn because it’s good for them. Learning enhances how we understand our world and gives us greater opportunities to improve the quality of our lives. Here are our top 5 reasons for being an lifelong learner. Read more

Lifelong learners at work

Lifelong learners at work

Staying up to date in your job means you have to be continually learning new skills and gaining new knowledge. But professional development in the workplace doesn’t need to begin and end with formal qualifications. You might want to improve your digital skills or learn how to communicate with your team better. There are plenty of ways to do this without enrolling in a formal course.

Here are our top tips for great ways to stay up to date with the skills and experience you need for the workplace. Read more

Through the years

Through the years

Adult Learners’ Week is an international festival that has been celebrated in Australia since 1995. Each year during Adult Learners’ Week, we are reminded that when adults are given opportunities to engage or re-engage with learning, the whole community benefits.

Here are some reflection of how Adult Learners’ Week has been represented through the years.

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