ALW participants at Cedar Centre

Having fun learning together builds friendships, promotes understanding and forges bonds. Former ALW early bird event winners Cedar Centre Toowoomba (QLD) got their diverse student body of 300+ distance and…

People on Kensington Neighbourhood excursion

Take a deeper look at the theme of Adult Learners Week and use it as a jumping off point for your preparations. For former ALW Best Event winners Kensington Neighbourhood…

People learning about planting

A great way to spread the word about your events is through the smart use of social media. You can look at social media engagement to gauge which events will…

Woman using virtual reality glasses

You can use Adult Learners Week to highlight what other learning opportunities are available in your area. Better still, host a ‘taster’ session with different activities available so people can…

piggy bank

Find out what skills or knowledge your community would find helpful and use that to plan your event. Former best event winners Harvey Community Resource Centre in WA discovered that…

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…

Nora is enrolled in Early Childhood Education and Care Certificate III at ACE community College Lismore. The Program is in collaboration with Bunjum Aboriginal Cooperative Ballina, which runs Jarjum Bugal…

Liz

Liz connected with Sunshine Coast Libraries’ Read and Write for Life program after researching how to improve her literacy, speaking and listening skills. She read about the program on Sunshine…

Catelyn ALW pic

Catelyn is an independent single mum with three young children. She knows that as a mum she is a role model for her children. Through her own actions, she wants…

Born in Sri Lanka, Bahee’s first language is Tamil. As a keen young student in Sri Lanka, he devoured all educational opportunities and treasured any textbooks, especially those about maths….

Our MC Rusty Berther – Rusty started his working life flipping burgers at Maccas then worked as a roof plumber before finding enormous success and touring the world as part…

Chris left school at 12, spent 12 years in a violent relationship which left her with an acquired brain injury and is now the sole carer of three children with…