Beetson tells ABC: More must be done

Executive Director of Literacy for Life Foundation, Jack Beetson, has called for more to be done to lift Indigenous literacy, in an interview with the ABC. “Everyday people with low literacy become further marginalised by everyday tasks,” he said. “They go into any government department and the first thing they get is, ‘Go online and

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ABC PM Features Aboriginal Literacy Program

Jack Beetson joined Linda Mottram on ABC’s PM to discuss the Foundation’s Aboriginal literacy program and why low literacy is still an issue in 2018. The interview coincided with the launch of the Foundation’s new public awareness campaign, aiming to draw attention to the issue of low literacy in Aboriginal communities. The campaign was covered by

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Jack Beetson on ABC Speaking Out

Our Executive Director Jack Beetson recently sat down to have a chat with Larissa Behrendt on ABC radio’s Speaking out. The two discussed Literacy for Life’s work lifting rates of Aboriginal literacy and progress towards closing the gap, as well as Jack’s early life and professional career. You can listen to the interview and find out more

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Innovative approach delivers record-breaking literacy result

A record-breaking 59 students completed Literacy for Life Foundation’s Aboriginal adult literacy campaign in 2017. The total is almost double the previous best, reflecting the terrific achievement of students, staff and community supporters across NSW over the past 12 months. Literacy for Life Foundation Chair, Donna Ah Chee, offered her congratulations to graduates attending ceremonies

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