NSW Adult Literacy & Numeracy Council

The professional body for adult literacy and numeracy in NSW

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As the peak professional body representing teachers, workers and others interested in the field of adult literacy and numeracy the council has a voice in policy and its implentation.

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Family Literacy Seminar

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On 29 April, we enjoyed an inspirational seminar by Mylee Joseph from the State Library of NSW. Mylee described the range of community outreach activities to promote reading that the public libraries are undertaking all over NSW. One of the growing and very successful initiatives that many libraries are involved in is 'family literacy' - which takes different forms depending on the different cultural mix of people in the various local areas. Mylee has generously provided us with a copy of the paper for her presentation. The audio recording of her presentation is also available.

PRESENTER: Mylee Joseph, Consultant, Public Library Services State Library of New South Wales

Exploring Critical Numeracy with Barbie (and Ken)?

In this workshop, held on March 11 at UTS, Keiko Yasukawa interogated what is critical mathematics and its potential for rich learning in adult numeracy classes. Particpants workshopped critical numeracy activities that have the potential to promote:

Whatever Happened to ABE?

This seminar and discussion with Steve Black was held on Thursday November 5 at the University of Technology Sydney. The event was free for members and $20 for non-members.

Dr Steve Black (University of Technology, Sydney)

Re health literacy (Presentation PowerPoint converted to PDF 70KB)


Avetra 2007:Social Capital Outcomes: More Than Skills