South Australian Council for Adult Literacy Annual General Meeting 20 October 2016 Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 20 October. Venue: The Maid & Magpie Hotel, 1 Magill Rd, Stepney Time: 5.30 pm for complimentary drinks and nibbles 6.00pm  AGM followed by guest speaker and dinner Guest speakers:   Bianca Peta,…

SACAL Conference 2016

SACAL 2016 Annual Conference Integrating digital literacy: upgrade, upskill, upload Friday 19th August 2016 9:00am – 4:30pm State Library of SA North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000 COST: Early Bird Member: $100 Early Bird Non-Member $120 Member: $120 Non-Member: $140 SPEAKERS AND SESSIONS Opening Address: Alan Smith, CEO State Library Keynote Speaker: Kita Scott, SACAL past President,…

Now live on Facebook and LinkedIn

SACAL is very excited to have launched on Facebook and LinkedIn and we want to hear from you. What is going on in your world? Do you have any good news stories to share? Any issues you’d like to put up for discussion? Do you have an event coming up? Have you read an interesting…

2015 National ACAL Conference

In 2015 SACAL is hosting the National ACAL Conference. For more information click the image below, or visit Adult language, literacy and numeracy educators and learners need the resilience to adjust to the evolving economic, social and political climate. This means being bold, adaptable, flexible, courageous and willing to take risks. A major risk for…

Numeracy Resources Workshop

Free Workshop: Thursday 7 May 2015, 5:30pm – 7:30pm. As part of the National Foundation Skills Strategy (NFSS), a project has been funded to review a small number of current numeracy resources and where appropriate to adapt them as teacher resources to suit language learners with numeracy skills of around ACSF 2 – 3. This workshop, hosted by SACAL, will evaluate the resources which have been adapted. It will be suitable for language teachers who deliver numeracy, and for numeracy teachers who deliver to students with language barriers. Click “Continue Reading” for more info and registration.

Literacy Matters – March 2014

In the first issue for 2014 we look at some upcoming dates for PD sessions, who’s who on the Executive Committee this year, the 6th anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generation, and In Memory of Jane Gunn

SACAL Annual Conference 2014

29 August 2014, Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

What would life be like without numbers? What would life be like if managing the numbers in our lives was uncomplicated?

Would you like to listen to our interesting keynote speakers share their views on numbers and also pick up practical ideas for your students to improve their numeracy skills?

Please join us for our annual conference “Living with Numbers”! Click to read more.

Financial Literacy

SACAL forum on Financial Literacy, May 30 2014

As the Federal Budget looms, we are continually reminded that budgets, whether household or government, should be balanced – a process requiring some financial literacy. This forum will present information on programs available for both learners and practitioners to assist in building financial literacy for everyday purposes, as well as examples of current delivery in the adult sector. Click to read more.