SBS outlines success

SBS have recently featured the work of Literacy for Life Foundation, outlining excellent results achieved in regional NSW. The below extract is taken from the article How Literacy Classes Have Transformed a Town, by Gemma Wilson. Today in Collarenebri, it’s not unusual to walk past the red shed in town and see Indigenous elders sitting

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NAIDOC 2020

New dates have been announced for NAIDOC week. Celebrations will be held from the 8th to the 15h of November. The announcement comes after the National NAIDOC Committee had to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 (5 July – 12 July) in the interest of safety for our communities due to COVID 19. NAIDOC Week 2020 will

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South West Sydney celebrates students

A further ten adults have graduated with newly improved reading and writing skills after completing Literacy for Life Foundation’s Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign in Sydney. The Foundation’s Executive Director, Jack Beetson, congratulated all involved. “These results are only possible because people have worked hard for each other. I particularly want to congratulate the students and

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Jack Beetson presents public lecture at UNE

Professor Jack Beetson will present the inaugural Neville Crew Memorial Public Lecture on the topic ‘Adult literacy: the missing link to closing the gap’. Professor Beetson is a Ngemba man from western NSW and an internationally-renowned expert and advocate in adult education and training, Indigenous and human rights education and sustainable community development. He is

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South West Sydney Students Graduate

Literacy for Life Foundation’s first class of Sydney students graduated today, celebrating at a ceremony held in Campbelltown. “It is such a privilege to see the results of the hard work and the community pay off,” says Jack Beetson, Literacy for Life Foundation Executive Director. The Literacy for Life Foundation delivers an innovative program that

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Job Opportunity – Join The Team

Literacy for Life Foundation is currently recruiting for the role of Campaign Project Officer, Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) NT. The role includes responsibility for the day-to-day implementation of our innovative Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign in Ltyentye Apurte, with a particular focus on supporting the local team to develop their capacity to deliver the Campaign. Location:

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