Tuesday, 26 May 2020

NSWALNC AGM Thursday 25th June 2020

The NSW Adult Literacy and Numeracy Council will hold its Annual General Meeting on the 25th June 2020. Email nswalnc@gmail.com for meeting papers.

Monday, 18 May 2020

Workshop - 'Art and Adult literacies: Using images and artefacts in teaching literacy'. Dr Roslyn Appleby, University of Technology Sydney

SOLD OUT The NSW Adult Literacy and Numeracy Council presents a Zoom Workshop

'Art and Adult literacies: Using images and artefacts in teaching literacy'.

Dr Roslyn Appleby, University of Technology Sydney

Thursday 28 May
5.30-7.00 pm.


Ros was a keynote speaker at our 2019 ACAL conference where she presented a paper on Animals, Arts, and Adult Literacies. At the end of the presentation, many conference participants wanted to hear more about how they could engage with the visual arts and multimodality in their teaching and learning. Ros has kindly offered to share some of her ideas in this Zoom-based workshop.

Please Register for the Workshop at: https://www.trybooking.com/BJRDP 
For further information please email the NSWALNC at NSWALNC@gmail.com

Friday, 1 May 2020

NSWALNC Executive Meeting Agenda 1 May 2020


The NSW Adult Literacy & Numeracy Council Inc


1 May 2020

Executive Meeting

AGENDA

1.     Apologies:
        Attendance:  
2.     Minutes of the Previous meeting

3.     Business Arising

4.     President’s Report

5.     Treasurer’s Report (March and April Financial Summaries)

6.      ACAL Representative’s Report

7.      NSW Conference 2020 Report

8       Reports on teaching during COVID-19

9.      Zoom reading group suggestions 
10.    Zoom workshop by Ros Appleby for end of May 
11.    AGM
12.    Any Other Business

2020 NSWALNC Annual Conference 14 December 2020

3.       Put Monday 14 December 2020 in your diary for the NSWALNC Annual Conference. Further details are on their way.

Friday, 20 March 2020

NSWALNC Executive Meeting Agenda 20 March 2020



The NSW Adult Literacy & Numeracy Council Inc


20 March 2020

Executive Meeting

AGENDA

 

1.          Apologies: 

Attendance:  
Minutes of the Previous meeting
Business Arising

2.          President’s Report 
3.          Treasurer’s Report (February Financial Summary Attached)
4.          ACAL Representative’s Report 
5.          NSW Conference 2020 Report
6.          Any Other Business
7.          Next Meeting


Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Critical Re-imagining ACAL Conference 2019

Call For Abstracts - Closes 31 May 2019 PDF - Word

October 3, 4 & 5
Aerial Function Centre  - University of Technology Sydney

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Joining the Dots Conference 7 December 2018 Program

8.30
Registration
9.00 
Welcome & introduction
(Room: Harris)
Acknowledge of country
Welcome from the NSW Adult Literacy & Numeracy Council
Conference overview
9.20 
Plenary speaker - Dr Julie Choi
(Room: Harris)
Immigrant and refugee women’s resourcefulness in English language classrooms: emerging possibilities through plurilingualism
Discussant: Polly Craig
10.05
Plenary speaker  - Phil Kane
(Room: Harris)
Researching workplace numeracy as a social practice - case studies from New Zealand
Discussant: Jill Finch
10.40
Morning tea
11.10
Panel
Damian Oliver
Stewart Burkitt
Warren Poole)
Jill Biddington
(Room: Harris)          
Strengthening the role of ABE practitioners for learners, their families and their communities
12.00
Lunch 

Roundtables 1   (Room: Harris)
Roundtables and paper 2  (Room: Jones)
1.00-1.40
ROUNDTABLE 1.1 
TAFE Outreach sewing basics and numeracy
Lisa Faye, Bryony Gliddon & Jo Sykes

ROUNDTABLE 2.1 
Joining the dots: between critical online government services and users from migrant and refugee backgrounds
Lynda Cameron, Bernard Lewis & Lucy Brennan
1.45-2.25
ROUNDTABLE 1.2 
Show and tell is for teachers too!
Polly Craig,  Kerry Hooper Richardson & Louise Mesker
ROUNDTABLE 2.2 
Tap, swipe and scroll – digital literacy and the LLN learner
Elisabeth Gahl & Samara Coulter
2.35-3.15
ROUNDTABLE 1.3 
Project-based learning – providing opportunities to apply key employability skills in the Australian context
Gwyn Denton
PAPER 2.3 
Distance education and the literacy learner: quandry or solution
Debra Urquhart
3.20-4.00
ROUNDTABLE 1.4 
Synthetic phonics
Heather Beebee & Michele Perry