Students celebrated at Toomelah Graduation

Students from Toomelah, Boggabilla and Goondiwindi were honoured at a Literacy for Life Foundation graduation ceremony today. The celebration took place in Toomelah, with 17 students graduating the Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign. Executive Director of Literacy for Life Foundation, Professor Jack Beetson, delivered a speech that outlined the remarkable achievements of the students and their

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Walgett Celebrates Literacy Graduates

Fifteen graduating students were honoured at a ceremony in Walgett last night, with friends, family and the community coming together to mark their achievement. Student Roland Bush delivered a moving speech, sharing his experience of learning to read and write as part of Literacy for Life Foundation’s “Yes, I Can!” adult literacy campaign. “Before the

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Graduation Preparations Underway

Students and staff are getting ready to celebrate at Literacy for Life Foundation graduation ceremonies to be held in December. The graduations are a vital part of Literacy for Life Foundation’s approach to lifting adult literacy levels, with the occasions serving a number of purposes. Firstly, they are a great way to mark a huge

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Australian Reading Hour

Australian Reading Hour is held on September 20 and is a great chance to help promote reading and literacy. Literacy for Life Foundation supports the message of Australian Reading Hour, an initiative that encourages Australians across the country to pick up a book and read for one hour, on your own, or to children. You

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Administrative Assistant

Literacy for Life Foundation is seeking a highly motivated Admin Assistant to support our national staff and remote Campaign teams from our offices in Sydney. Duties include: ● Administrative support to the Executive Director, Operations Manager and Partnerships Manager and remote Campaign teams ● Organise team travel and accommodation ● Support HR functions ● Work

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Indigenous Literacy Day

Join thousands around the country and show your support for people learning to read and write this Indigenous Literacy Day, 5th September 2018. Did you know 63% 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 Life Foundation

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Campaign Project Officer South West Sydney

● Be part of grassroots approach to combat Indigenous inequalities ● Hands-on position implementing an innovative, high impact, literacy campaign –full training in model provided ● 12 month assignment – once in a lifetime opportunity ● Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate with a base salary of $80,000 plus superannuation Literacy for Life Foundation

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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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