Contract Coordinator

We are seeking a Contract Coordinator to join our dedicated team. We are an Aboriginal-run charity that trains local people to deliver literacy classes in their communities. We use an innovative campaign approach that has been adopted in locations around the world with great success – since 2012, we’ve been proving it works in...

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Minister O’Connor and Marion Scrymgour MP visit Tennant Creek Campaign

Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O’Connor, and Marion Scrymgour, Member for Lingiari, visited The Foundation’s Tennant Creek Campaign to meet with staff and students on Friday October 28th. Thank you to the Tennant and District Times for the write up of the visit, available via the link below: https://www.tdtimes.com.au/news/federal-minister-talks-with-locals-at-skills-and-jobs-forum “Foundation skills such as...

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Indigenous Literacy Day 2022

Celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day on September 7, 2022 by supporting The Literacy for Life Foundation. The Literacy for Life Foundation is an Aboriginal organisation led by Ngemba man, Professor Jack Beetson. Since 2012 The Foundation has helped over 300 adult graduates learn to read and write. Lifting adult literacy is an effective way to...

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Teach an adult, reach a child

I want to share some great news. Thanks to our supporters, we have so many students this year, that we are holding extra graduation ceremonies, taking place in less than a month. We can’t wait to share the celebrations in July as we stand side-by-side with students from our Aboriginal adult literacy Campaigns in...

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Research examining the work of Literacy for Life Foundation – Listed Articles

Beetson J., Anderson P., Lin S., Williamson F., Amazan R., Boughton B., Morrell S., Taylor, R., & Schwartz M. (2022) Impact of a community-controlled adult literacy campaign on crime and justice outcomes in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.2201 Boughton B., Williamson F., Lin...

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Reconciliation Week 2022

National Reconciliation Week 2022 is May 27 – June 2, and the theme is: Be brave. Make Change. Executive Director of Literacy for Life Foundation, Jack Beetson, says the theme is something that fits with the work of The Foundation. “Our students are some of the bravest people there are. It takes a lot...

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