During Adult Learners Week we award three scholarships to outstanding adult learners to help them continue on their adult education pathway. And we encourage all organisations involved in adult community…

Maryam is a young Iranian woman who arrived in Australia in 2019. She was enrolled into an Intermediate level English class called Australian Life and Culture that focuses on developing…

I met James Welch when he joined my Foundation Skills class, which is one of the classes offered in the SPARK JobTrainer Industry Explorer Program delivered at Canberra Institute of…

Cathy did a google search for a child care course near her and Macquarie Community College popped up in the search. She had heard good things about MCC through her…

Tell the stories of the adult learners in your organisation, how they first got involved and ways they’ve benefited from learning. Sharing these stories about the impact of adult learning…

People are much happier with a hands-on session where they get to try something themselves rather than it being a demonstration where they watch someone else. Events that engage people…

Offering free ‘taster’ sessions or having an ‘Open House’ where people can come along and give something new a try is a great way to get new people through your…

Find something different for your Adult Learners Week event, something unique that people wouldn’t normally do but would love to try. Have a look at what’s popular on social media…

Planning ahead allows time to build a buzz about your Adult Learners Week events. Involve your staff and volunteers in planning. Get together and brainstorm ideas. Get creative and aim…

When Samson fled his home of Burundi, he also left behind a cherished career as a social worker, teacher and pastor in his local community. Having arrived in Australia less…

When 26 year old Mason came into the Tiered Training and Transition program at The Bridge he had been unemployed for four years. He had spent most of his time…

Jodie came to the program at the Australian Institute of Social Relations on the recommendation and with the support of her employer – Incompro Youth Services – which provides support…