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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Collarenebri celebrates students

The small town of Collarenebri celebrated the achievement of students taking part in Literacy for Life Foundation’s Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign at a graduation ceremony on Friday, September 13. 16 students graduated, having begun their journey to improve their reading and writing just a few months earlier this year. Executive director of Literacy for Life

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Indigenous Literacy Day 2019

Join thousands around the country and show your support for people learning to read and write on Indigenous Literacy Day 2019, September 4. Did you know more than 60% of Aboriginal adults we have surveyed indicate they have only very basic levels of literacy, and would struggle to write or read a sentence? Literacy for

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UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Available

Evaluating adult Indigenous literacy on VET participation and children’s education. Please apply by July 12, 2019. Visit the relevant section of the UNSW website to find out more details on how to submit an Expression of Interest online. This is a great opportunity to use your skills to further the work of Literacy for Life

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NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019 was held July 7 – July 14. NAIDOC Week Theme for 2019 was – Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future. NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and a chance to acknowledge our history, culture and achievements. The NAIDOC Week Awards Ceremony was

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From Havana to Ltyentye Apurte, NT

The Literacy for Life Foundation held an official launch in Ltyentye Apurte today, kicking off a campaign called Yes, I Can! to help locals improve their English language reading and writing. The innovative approach has helped over ten million people learn to read and write around the world, including near neighbour, Timor-Leste, where over 200,000

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