Tuesday 25 August at Werribee repeated on Thursday 17 September at Chisholm, Dandenong More
Lifewriting: a trajectory for lifelong learning
Celebrate Adult Learners' Week and the launch of Significant others in life and learning and learning journeys, Fine Print Student Writing edition.
Wednesday 2 September • 5.00 - 7.00pm
North Fitzroy Star Hotel, The Garden Room
32-36 St Georges Road South,
Fitzroy North (near the corner of Newry Street)
Several presenters have provided their sessions, we'll add more here.
A great day! Thanks to Sally Hutchison for the selected pics.
Jan Hagston (left) and Pauline O’Maley (right) were recently recognised with ‘Life membership’ citations at the 2015 AGM
During 2010, Tricia Bowen recorded the stories of adult literacy students across Melbourne and regional Victoria. The aim of the project was to gather stories which illuminated the lives and learning experiences of these students, while describing the challenges they faced, the events that had provoked their decision to return to 'school', and ultimately how their lives had changed and shifted following that decision to undertake adult education. Their stories reflect a changing sense of personal identity and growth in self confidence to engage with the world.
Author Beverley Campbell has been involved in education for thirty-five years, twenty-five of those in adult literacy education. She is a past president of VALBEC (1989-91) and a former member of the Adult Community and Further Education Board of Victoria.
(Eds. D Bradshaw, B Campbell, A Clemans)
Travel in the footsteps of a group of women adult educators who, in their desire to explore the spirit of adult education, met and wrote regularly over two years. Their reflections take you inside their world and they share what teaching means to them. Writing of joys, dilemmas and dangers, they reveal the complexities of teachers' lives and teaching work. Read these stories and you might very well find yourself heading in new directions.