Write On: Newsletter of the Queensland Council for Adult Literacy Inc.

ISSN: 1322-9427

Material contained in Write On does not necessarily reflect
the views of the Queensland Council for Adult Literacy. Copies of Write
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Archive of contents:
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2012

  • March 2012, Volume 29, No 3
  • We Make the Road by Walking. Pauline O’Maley
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Stephen Ward (New ACAL representative)
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Hazel Davidson (ESL Teacher & publisher).
  • QCAL Jottings: news of conferences
  • NCVER research publications.
  • Adult Learning Theories. TEAL Centre, USA
  • English Spelling Vol 1 (2nd Edition) reviewed by Gail Hagar.
  • Our bookshop endangered! Hazel Davidson.
  • National Year of Reading 2012 – events.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Using an iPad. Loretta Smith, Kristy Smith & Mary Phillips.

2011

  • December 2011, Volume 29, No 2
  • Marking for Confidence. Kate Nonesuch.
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • National Year of Reading 2012
  • QCAL 2011 State Conference reports.
  • Numeracy resources. Margaret Wagstaff.
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Debra Symes (QCAL Secretary).
  • Helping Hands Cambodia – Deborah Groves.
  • QCAL Jottings: news of conferences, IBSA news + reports from Canada.
  • NCVER research publications.
  • Core Skills for Employment and Training (CSET). Margaret Wagstaff.
  • National Foundation Skills Strategy endorsed by state and territory ministers.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Enticing reluctant Writers. Hazel Davidson.
  • September 2011, Volume 29, No 1
  • Engaging students in numeracy – what counts? Jill Ryan (Griffith University)
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Employability Skills and Attributes Framework project.
  • Twilight Seminar: Financial literacy. What is it and why is it important? Levon Blue
  • QCAL Jottings: news of conferences, consultations and inquiries.
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Deirdre Baker (Adult Educator).
  • NCVER research publications.
  • Survey of Adult Competencies [SAC]  – ABS.
  • Resources: Talk balls; Living in Australia series; Gobsmakers.
  • Letter from Alice – what it’s really like on the ground, a Central Australian perspective. Debbie Boon.
  • New Zealand Adult Literacy Practitioners Association (ALPA) Conference 2011, report. Jean Searle.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Numeracy with Chocolate. Denyse Hampson.

 

  • June 2011, Volume 28, No 4
  • Relinquishing the practices of a lifetime: Observations on ageing, caring and literacies. Mary Hamilton (Lancaster University, UK).
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • Funding for Literacy & Numeracy in the 2011-12 Budget.
  • Twilight Seminar: Writing Progress Notes in Aged Care. Lynne Pantaur & Pauline Smith.
  • ACAL Conference – keynote speakers. Re-Conference Forum information.
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Jean Searle (QCAL Vice-President).
  • NCVER research publications.
  • Overseas resources + resources from the USA.
  • QCAL Jottings: conference news; review of Diploma of TAA; Invitation to contribute to VALBEC student writing; invitation to contribute to Darryl Dymock’s blog on Bert Hinkler; new Queensland ACE website.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Documentation Skills in Aged Care – Progress Notes. Lynne Pantaur & Pauline Smith.

 

  • March 2011, Volume 28, No 3
  • The foundation skills landscape: Building on past initiatives. Ann Kelly.
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Playford literacies:Building literacy capacity in learning communities. Dr Sue Shore (University of South Australia).
  • ACAL Conference, Melbourne – Call for Papers.
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Keiko Yasukawa (ACAL Vice-President).
  • NCVER research publications
  • News: Foundation Skills Strategy; AVETRA Mentoring Network; Literacy & Numeracy Studies online journal; Community of Practice for LLNP practitioners.
  • QCAL Jottings – conference news including ACAL conference.
  • National action plan to improve health literacy – US Department of Health.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Working with the Australian Core Skills Framework. Gail Hagar (Training Manager, Kwa Deo)

2010

  • December 2010, Volume 28, No 2
  • Queensland Council for Adult Literacy 2010 State Conference.- Report. Jean Searle.
  • QCAL Conference reports: Deb Symes, Deirdre Baker, Debbie Boon, Robbie Wensley.
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Ann Kelly (QCAL President).
  • From Local Village to Global Village: Developing skills and broadening horizons for refugees from Burma in a language,.literacy and numeracy classroom. Mandy Homewood.
  • Submission to the Review on Post-Compulsory Education & Training in Queensland. Ann Kelly.
  • QCAL Jottings: conference news.
  • Resource review: Everyday Australian Bilingual Picture Dictionary from TELLS. What’s in it for you? Hazel Davidson.
  • Where on the web: Jean Searle.
  • Tutor Tips: Small steps for some…Huge leaps for pre-literate students. 20 tips for teaching adult CALD students who are not literate in their first language. Mandy Homewood.
  • September 2010, Volume 28, No 1
  • Using sand to count their number: developing teachers’ cultural and social sensitivities. Dave Baker, (London Institute of Education).
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Panel of experts to guide state education direction – Education Queensland.
  • QCAL Jottings: New IBSA training package; LLN User Guide; AIG report on workplace literacy; National VET Advisory Council..
  • NCVER research publications
  • QCAL 2010 State Conference – Call for papers.
  • ‘10 to 1’ – Ten questions to profile Geri Pancini (ACAL President)
  • Resource reviews.
  • Where on the web: Sue Feeney.
  • Tutor Tips: Keeping it informal – using connections between social practices and numeracy teaching? Beth Marr.

 

  • June 2010, Volume 27, No 4
  • Revisiting reading: Exploring an intensive reading pedagogy in adult literacy. Helen de Silva Joyce, Susan Hood & David Rose.
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Australian Workforce Futures –A National Workforce Development Strategy. Skills Australia.
  • Draft National Professional Standards for Teachers
  • QCAL’s Twilight Seminar Series for 2010 – Annette Rae, Laurent Filliettaz.
  • Queensland Ready Readers – Education Queensland.
  • QCAL Jottings.
  • More good, old-fashioned books about English. The Language Centre.
  • Where on the web: Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Miscue Analysis: A method of diagnosing a student’s reading behavior. Ann Kelly.

 

  • March 2010, Volume 27, No 3
  • Literacy and Numeracy in the Correctional Environment. Ron Cox (Queensland Corrective Services).
  • In this issue– Jean Searle [New Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Literacy and the Soup of Success. Professor Brendan Bartlett & Dr Elaine Roberts (Griffith university), John Dalgleish & Salote Mafi (BoysTown).
  • Governments continue support for the Reading Writing Hotline.
  • Adult Community Education – Toward Q2.
  • ACAL Conference, Darwin; VALBEC Conference – Call for Papers.
  • QCAL Jottings – local and international literacy/learning conferences.
  • Consultations: K-10 Australian National Curriculum, Future of Education in Queensland, National compact between the Australian government & the third sector.
  • NCVER research publications.
  • Resource reviews; InfoXchange Australia Technology for Social Justice.
  • Where on the web: Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Using newspaper articles to develop multi-level multi core-skill resources. Deb Symes.

2009

  • December 2009, Volume 27, No 2
  • Connecting Online: The role of the State Library of Queensland in literacy. Mary Teague (Director, Public & Indigenous Library Services, SLQ)
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • Feel Good, Think Smart: The role of emotion in learning. Merv Edmonds (Human Givens Australia).
  • 2009 QCAL State Conference – photo montage.
  • What tense do I need? …Why? Hazel Davidson.
  • Resource reviews
  • QCAL Jottings
  • NCVER online resources
  • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Report Writing (Part 2). Anna Thompson.

 

  • September 2009, Volume 27, No 1
  • Investigating the literacy and numeracy levels of prisoners entering Queensland correctional centres. Jean Searle (Griffith University), Christine Schluter (Career Employment Australia) and Ron Cox (Queensland Corrective Services).
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Jean Searle(Out-going President, QCAL)
  • Meeting held between QCAL and DEEDI.
  • Responses to letter on issues raised by QCAL re truck drivers’ logs.
  • Adult Learners’ Week:
    • Learning is the Key to your Future – Training Network Expo in Logan city
    • Message from Mr Koichiro Matsuura, Director-General UNESCO on the occasion of International Literacy Day.
    • QCAL Celebrates Adult Learners’ Week
    • Sunshine Coast Libraries’ Adult Literacy Program.
  • NCVER Media Release re Degrees in TAFE
  • QCAL Jottings
  • Report on Twilight Seminar with Mavis Burns at Kingston East Neighbourhood Centre.
    • Some new resources. Lyndal Reid (The Language People)
    • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
    • Tutor Tips: Report Writing (Part 1) Anna Thompson (KENG).
  • June 2009, Volume 26, No 4
  • Connecting with communities through web-based learning and research skills. Iris Ralph.
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Jean Searle
  • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
  • QCAL Jottings:
    • Developing a Vocational Graduate certificate & Vocational Graduate Diploma in Language, Literacy & Numeracy. IBSA
    • ACAL Conference 2009
    • Last Literacy Link
    • Multi-literacies, New York, cell phones & short films.
    • Helping students with writing and integrating LLN and multi-literacies into planning a project (Part 2). Jean Searle.
    • Innovations in teaching and learning: An international perspective. Professor Yvonne Hillier, Brighton University.
    • QCAL 2009 State Conference. Call for papers.
    • Resource review. Lyndal Reid (The Language People)
    • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
    • Tutor Tips: Place Value – A Crucial Building Block (Part 2) Sue Feeney.

 

  • March 2009, Volume 26, No 3
    • Connecting Social Excluded Young People with Education, Vocational Training and Work. John Dalgleish (Manager, Boys Town)
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • President’s Report – Jean Searle
    • ACAL Report – Lynne Pantaur
    • Literacy changes lives:An advocacy resource. George Dugdale and Christina Clark.
    • Language, Literacy and Communication in Cambodia. Deborah Groves.
    • Helping students with writing and integrating LLN and multi-literacies into planning a project (Part 1). Jean Searle.
    • QCAL Jottings: VALBEC State Conference. ACAL 2009 Conference.
    • Resource review. Lyndal Reid (The Language People)
    • NCVER media release re Literacy & Numeracy wiki.
    • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
    • Tutor Tips: Place Value – A Crucial Building Block (Part 1) Sue Feeney.

2008

  • December 2008 Volume 26, No 2
  • Speech to the Pre-ACAL Conference Forum. Senator Ursula Stephens
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Jean Searle
  • I heard it on the grapevine. Merv Gardner (Caboolture Community AdultLiteracy Group Inc)
  • Publishing Student’s Co-operative Work: Unexpected Outcomes.MignonFanton (Adult Literacy Co-ordinator, Sunshine Coast Libraries, Caloundra)
  • English National Curriculum
  • The complicated English language. Sandra Murphy International, Tugun
  • ACAL/QCAL Conference 2008 – photo montage.
  • The Rural Basic Adult Literacy Project in Uganda. Irene Mondo.
  • Caloundra Community Centre – Volunteer Literacy Tutor Programme.Georgie Johnson.
  • Australian Core Skills Framework.
  • Literacy at work in Cambodia. Deborah Groves.
  • Numeracy resources. Noyona Chandra (London Southbank University)
  • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Reading – more than barking at print. Helping your students with reading. Jean Searle

 

  • September 2008 Volume 26, No 1
  • Mathematics for Maths Anxious Tertiary Students. Janet Taylor and Linda Galligan
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • President’s Report – Jean Searle
  • ACAL Report – Sandra Rennie
  • Essential Academic Resources – for higher level literacy modules and tertiary access.
  • Happy Retirement Jenny – Jenny Farmer (co-founder of QCAL).
  • Adult Learners’ Week Events:
  • QCAL workshop for tutors – Ann Kelly & Deb Symes
  • DETA Awards Ceremony, 31 August.
  • Resources: ‘The 3Rs Revisited’, addressing the LLN needs of VET learners (TAFE, TAS), List of resources produced by Hazel Davidson & Dorothy Court.
  • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Developing literacy skills by taking learning out of the classroom. Deb Symes.

 

  • June 2008 Volume 25, No 4
  • Working from Strengths: Venturing towards strength-based adult education. Peter Waterhouse & Crina Virgona
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • President’s Report – Jean Searle
    • ACAL Report – Sandra Rennie
    • ACAL 2008 Conference hosted by QCAL: Surfing outside the flags: catching waves, avoiding rips. Keynote speakers
  • New accreditation for Adult Literacy and Numeracy Course 30719QLD. DEIR.
  • National Volunteering Week in Queensland.
    • Westside Walk – QCAL a beneficiary
  • Opportunities for adult literacy and numeracy in Cambodia. Deborah Groves.
  • Client achievements – HAND
  • Reading – more than barking at print. Twilight Seminar. Jean Searle & Ann Kelly.
    • Launch of Australian Government, Hazel Davidson & Dorothy Court
  • Jean McCallum – A volunteer adult literacy tutor. Glenyss Gardner & Bernadette Gregory (Caboolture Community Adult Literacy Group Inc).
  • Food, mosquito nets, teacher training. Resources for groups working with refugees – proceeds go to Caritas for overseas aid.
  • Where on the web: Sue Feeney and Annette Rae.
  • Tutor Tips: Assessing wider learning outcomes in ALLN. Darryl Dymock.

 

  • March 2008 Volume 25, No 3
    • A New Old Course in Adult Literacy and Numeracy. Glenyss Gardiner
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • President’s Report – Jean Searle
    • ACAL Report – Sandra Rennie
    • ACAL 2008 Conference hosted by QCAL: Surfing outside the flags: catching waves, avoiding rips. Call for papers.
    • Adult Literacy in Australia: Results from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey.
    • Yale Profile of Oracy Skills in Adults: Pilot Study Gill Britten & Jill McMinn.
    • Editorial Comment from ACAL on the ALLS data.
    • Resources: ‘Spelling Fusion’, ‘Grammar Jams’..
    • Tutor Tips: Out of the Box: Student-centred learning for adults with disabilities. Diane Stickler

2007

  • December 2007 Volume 25, No.2
    • Intuitive Mathematical Knowledge as an Essential Aspect of Contemporary Adult Learning: A Case of Women Street Vendors in the City of Gaborone. Rebecca Nthogo Lekoko & Kgomotso Gertrude Garegae
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • Report of the Queensland Council for Adult Literacy Annual State Conference, Nov 2007.
      • QCAL 2007 Conference Sessions:
    • From the regions:
      • Belinda – a case study – Kate Butler (Goondiwindi)
      • Using Course in ALN to deliver basic IT skills training and increase participants literacy & numeracy skills – James Willis (Toowoomba)
      • Achieving successful assessment – Di Stickler (HELP Enterprises)
    • Brisbane North Region LLN Projects 2007-2008
    • Resource: ‘How to teach English with fun and games’
    • Where on the web – Margherita Buys
    • Tutor Tips: Text Analysis  Ann Kelly
  • September 2007 Volume 25, No.1
    • Flexible Mathematical Understanding in an Ironwork Apprenticeship Classroom. Lyndon Martin, Lionel LaCroix & Lynda Fownes
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • President’s Annual Report – Jean Searle
    • Adult Learning in the Regions
      • Brisbane South & Gold Coast – Jeanette Hay (ADRA), Hilary Maloney (Horizon Foundation), Literacy team at FIRST.
      • Brisbane North – Bernadette (Caboolture CALG), Lorri Mason (Redcliffe), Newmarkey Learning Centre, HELP Enterprises.
      • Wide Bay/Sunshine Coast  – Georgie Johnson (Caloundra), Di Cummings (Nambour)
    • Book review – ‘Gobsmackers’ – Chris Stokan
    • Adult Learners’ Week 2007 reports
      • Queensland state launch of ALW
      • QCAL celebrates Adult Learners’ Week
      • Launch of Tutor Tips 2
      • Adult Learners’ Week Open Day at HAND
    • Numeracy: A matter of life and death. Report by Ann Kelly of a seminar presented by Steve Thornton
    • Brisbane South & Gold Coast Region LLN Projects 2007-2008
    • Resource: ‘Understanding Everyday Australian’ series.
    • Where on the web – Margherita Buys
    • Tutor Tips: Substantive Conversations – What’s that? Debbie Prescott

 

  • June 2007 Volume 24, No.4
  • Literacy support for Indigenous people: Current sustems and practices in Queensland. Narelle McClusky & Lenora Thaker
  • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
  • Learning numeracy on the job: A case study of chemical handling and spraying. Gail Fitzsimons & Susan Micek
  • Integrated approaches to teaching adult literacy in Australia: A snapshot of practice in community services. Rosa McKenna & Lynn Fitzpatrick
  • Social and economic benefits of improved adult literacy: Towards a better understanding. Robyn Hartley & Jackie Horne
  • Reframe, rename, revitalise: Future directions for the language, literacy and numeracy National Reporting System. Kate Perkins
  • Bananas and accidents: Helping your student with writing for different purposes. Report by Deb Symes on workshop by Jean Searle & Ann Kelly
  • Update on Deborah Groves Work in Cambodia
  • Resources: Skills for Work Series – Book 4, Rights & Responsibilities.
  • Where on the web – Margherita Buys
  • Tutor TipsGrammar, what big teeth you have. Part 2. – Kay Smith
  • March 2007 Volume 24, No.3
    • Built-in, bolted-on or buried? Louise Wignall
    • In this issue– Jean Clarke [Editor]
    • Update on Deborah Groves Work in Cambodia
    • Integration of literacy & numeracy support in vocational training: an opportunity to expand the support team – Carmel Cartsensen
    • Inaugural Laurie Miller Address – Peter Waterhouse
    • Utilizing reading texts with unschooled refugee students – Hazel Davidson
    • Book reviews
    • Where on the web – Margherita Buys
    • Tutor TipsGrammar, what big teeth you have. Part 1. – Kay Smith

 

 

2002

  • December 2002 Volume 20, No.2
    • A Note from the Editor – Jeanette Daly
    • Letters to the Editor
    • President’s Annual Report – Ann Kelly
    • ACAL Report – Helen Foley
    • International Literacy Day
    • Literacy for Youth: What Counts as SuccessIn Programs for Youth “At Risk” – Carolyn Ovens
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN  Northern Region
      Catherine Leung
            *
      QAELLN  Central Region
      Janette Platt
      *      QAELLN Brisbane North Region

 

Praise for Community Literacy ProgramsLorri Mason

  • Some thoughts after the Forum & Conference – Jenny Farmer
  • A guide to funding programs Booklet
  • Timelining – Sheryl Gwyther
  • Tutor Tips:  The Initial
    Interview
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • New Adult Literacy Research Initiatives – Ann Kelly
  • ALNARC Research & Policy Dialogue – Pat Hazell
  • Resources:
    • Where on the Web – Carolyn Pengelly

 

  • September 2002 Volume 20, No.1
    • A Note from the Editor – Jeanette Daly
    • Letters to the Editor
    • President’s Letter – Ann Kelly
    • Celebrating 20 years of QCAL – Dr Jean Searle
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN  Central Region
      Janette Platt

*
QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold CoastCathy Laidlaw

 

  • Initiatives for Young People – Sharon Mullins
  • AQTF Implications Twilight ForumJohn Gates Adult Learner’s Week Speaker – Margaret Wagstaff
  • Tutor Tips:  Numeracy for
    Adults
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • Resources:
    • Where on the Web – Carolyn Pengelly
  • Reminders:
    • ACAL 25th National Conference:  Bridging the Divide
    • ALNARC Seminar:  A Research and Policy Dialogue

 

  • June 2002 Volume 19, No.4
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Letter – Ann Kelly
    • Review of Training for Adult literacy Teaching project
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN  South Queensland
      Vicki Goodsell

*
QAELLN Brisbane North HANDKaren Martin

*
QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold CoastCathy Laidlaw

 

  • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
  • ACAL Report – Helen Foley
  • QALNARC Report – Marya McDonald
  • Capricorn Coast Volunteer Literacy Program – Barry Whelan
  • Meet the Committee
  • Tutor Tips:  A Model for
    Tutor Management
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • Reflection on the VALBEC conference – Pauline O’Maley
  • National Youth Conference Comments – Annie Parks
  • Resources:
    • Where on the Web – Jenny Farmer
    • EDNA sites for Lifelong Learning – Jeremy Audas
    • Literacy / Numeracy Networks – Rebecca Gilmore
  • Reminders:
    • ACAL 25th National Conference:  Bridging the Divide
    • ACAL Forum
    • QCAL Inc Annual General Meeting
    • QCAL Twilight Seminar – AQTF Implications for Literacy and Numeracy
      – Challenges for Adult Literacy and Language teachers

 

  • March 2002 Volume 19, No.3
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • Letter to the Editor
    • President’s Letter – Ann Kelly
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN  Central
      Janette Platt

*
QAELLN Brisbane NorthDeborah Sanderson

*
QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold CoastCathy Laidlaw

 

  • Transitioning to new Volunteer Tutor Training Course – Helen
    Foley
  • Out of the Box – Merv Gardner
  • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
  • Tutor Tips:  Thinking Critically
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • ACAL Report – Helen Foley
  • QALNARC Report – Marya McDonald
  • News from the Reading Writing Hotline – Stephen Goldberg
  • Meet the Committee
  • Caloundra Libraries Adult Literacy Program – Vicki Belcher
  • Family Literacy – Louise Bauer
  • Surveys on Youth Literacy & Numeracy
  • Resources:
    • English for Social Purposes
    • Literacy / Numeracy Networks – Rebecca Gilmore
    • Where on the Web – Jenny Farmer
  • Reminders:
    • ACAL 25th National Conference:  Bridging the Divide
    • VALBEC State Conference
    • ALNARC Online Forum
    • National Youth Providers’ Network Conference

 

 

2001

  • December 2001 Volume 19, No.2
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Letter – Ann Kelly
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold Coast
      Helen Foley

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QAELLN  CentralBarry Heinemann

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QAELLN South West RegionVicki Goodsell

*
QAELLN North Region

International Literacy Day Celebrations

Kerry Snell

 

  • International Conferences: RaPAL and 8th Research
    on Learning – Dr Jean Searle
  • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
  • Tutor Tips:  Why teach Grammar to literacy students? – Rebecca
    Gilmore
  • Review of 3 Conference Sessions – Jeanette Daly
  • ACAL Report – Dr Jean Searle
  • ALNARC Report – Ann Kelly
  • Report on Commonwealth People’s Festival – Jenny Farmer
  • Resources:
    • Literacy/Numeracy Networks – Rebecca Gilmore
    • Where on the Web
    • Making analogue clocks for telling the time – Ann Kelly
  • Reminders:
    • The Working with Children Check
    • VALBEC State Conference

 

 

  • September 2001 Volume 19, No.1
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold Coast
      Helen Foley

*
QAELLN  Central Region

In the Support of Apprentices and trainees

Janette Platt

 

*
QAELLN Brisbane North

Deborah Sanderson

 

*
QAELLN South West Region

Vicki Goodsell

 

  • Bridging the Gap – Dr Marion Norton
  • Tutor Tips:  Inspiring Reluctant
    Writers
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • International Literacy Day – Sharon Mullins
  • ACAL Report – Dr Jean Searle
  • ALNARC – Dr Geraldine Castleton
  • Resources:
    • Where on the Web: Resources for Adult Literacy available in
      Libraries – Bronwyn Willmott
  • Review:
    • Rediscover Grammar with David Crystal – Jenny Farmer
  • Reminders:
    • 24th National Conference:  2001 A Literacy
      Odyssey
    • ACAL Forum:  Literacy & learning at work:  achievements
      and challenges

 

 

  • June 2001 Volume 18, No.4
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • Letter to the Editor
    • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
    • How to post a message on the QCAL Virtual Forum – Karen Soxsmith
    • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN Central Region
      Barry Heinemann

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QAELLN  South West RegionVicki Goodsell

*
QAELLN Northern Region

Practical Tutoring in Volunteer Tutor Training Program

Leanne MollisonMelinda Stockwell

 

 

*
QAELLN Brisbane South & Gold Coast

David Brennan

 

*
QAELLN Brisbane North

Deborah Sanderson

 

  • Tutor Tips:  Spelling
    Rebecca Gilmore
  • Dialogic Practice for Literacy and Lifelong Learning – Liz
    Suda
  • ACAL Report – Dr Jean Searle
  • ALNARC – Dr Geraldine Castleton
  • Review:
    • Life online – Kerin Bushell
  • Resources:
    • Where on the Web: Built-CD ROM – Jenny Farmer
  • Reminders:
    • 24th National Conference:  2001 A Literacy
      Odyssey
    • ACAL Forum:  Literacy & Lifelong Learning
    • NEEF:  Bridging the Gap
  • March 2001 Volume 18, No.3
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Message – Ann Kelly
    • ACAL Update – Dr Jean Searle
    • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Skills for Life:  UK Strategy – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Reading Writing Hotline – Steve Goldberg
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN Brisbane North RegionLLN Training in Small Business
      Dennis Chiron
            *
      QAELLN Central RegionMackay Campus
      Robyn Platt

*
QAELLN  South West RegionNews

Learning Disabilities

Ann Michael

Pat White-Davison

*
QAELLN Northern RegionNews

Integrated Program

Jeremy Audas

Melinda Stockwell

*
ALNARC Queensland CentreDr Geraldine Castleton

 

 

 

2000

  • December  2000 Volume 18, No.2
    • A Note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • Letter to the Editor
    • President’s Report – Ann Kelly
    • Literacy Day – Jean Clarke
    • Presentation to Dr Norm Pyle – Sharon Mullins
    • Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
    • ACAL Report – Dr Jean Searle
    • ALNARC Report – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      QAELLN Central Region
      Barry Heinemann

*
QAELLN Brisbane NorthDeborah Sanderson

 

 

 

  • September 2000 Volume 18, No.1
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • President’s Report – Monica Mitchell
    • ALNARC / QCAL Forum
    • QAELLN Policy Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      Brisbane South & Gold Coast Stradbroke
      Robyn Nutt

*
Central Region Community Programs for MackayJean Bingham

*
North RegionJeremy Audas

 

  • ALNARC Report – Dr Geraldine Castleton
  • Tutor TipsRebecca Gilmore
  • Mediational learning – Dr Paul Baxter
  • Resources
    • Beginner Readers – Jenny Farmer
    • Hotline
  • Reminders:
    • QCAL 2000 Conference – Moving On
    • Moving On Virtually
    • ACAL 2000 Conference – Lens on Literacy
    • QCAL Posters
    • National Education Employment Forum

 

 

  • June 2000 Volume 17, No.4
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • President’s Report – Monica Mitchell
    • Reading the Community Need – Susan Black
    • QAELLN Report – Dr Denise Reghenzani
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      Brisbane North Region
      Meg Quinn

*
South West RegionAnn Michael

*
North RegionJeremy Audas

 

  • ALNARC Report – Dr Geraldine Castleton
  • Tutor Tips – Rebecca Gilmore
  • Keeping Adult Literacy and Numeracy in Our Sights – Margaret
    Cullity & Carrie Bickmore
  • Literacy, Language & Numeracy Demands of Implementing National
    Training Packages – Denise Carew
  • ACAL Forum on Youth Literacy Issues – Dr Jean Searle
  • Review:
    • 4 Video Resources – Jean Clarke
  • Reminders:
    • QCAL 2000 Conference – Moving On
    • ACAL 2000 Conference – Lens on Literacy
    • Reclaiming the ground in TESOL
    • QCAL Posters

 

 

  • March 2000 Volume 17, No.3
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Three Dimensional Literacy – Daryl Evans
    • ACAL Report – Dr Jean Searle
    • What is happening for Numeracy Teachers? – Margaret Liley
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      South Coast Region
      David Brennan

*
Northern RegionJeremy Audas

*
Brisbane North RegionMeg Quinn

*
Central RegionBarry Heinemann

*
Wide Bay RegionJoy Woods

 

  • Literacy & Learning Difficulties – Gordon J Dickson
  • ALNARC Forum – Ann Kelly & Jean Searle
  • Reading Writing Hotline – Annette Burke
  • Inbox – Tutors:
    • “Who needs a literacy tutor?” – Charmayne Paul
    • Three Students – Janelle Nielsen
  • Reminders:
    • QCAL 2000 Conference – Moving On

 

 

1999

  • September 1999 Volume 17, No.1
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • ACAL Report – Jean Searle
    • ACAL Forum – Special Needs Program – Judy Mathison
    • QAELLN Report
    • ALARC Report – Jean Searle
    • Around the Regions:
            *
      Northern Region
      Jeremy Audas

*
Wide Bay RegionJoy Woods

*
Loss of Skills through Bullying in the WorkplacePeter E Gorman

*
Brisbane North RegionJulie Randolph-Davis

 

  • Information Technology – Jeremy Audas
  • RaPAL Conference – Dr Geraldine Castleton
  • Workplace Conference in Cardiff, Wales – Monica Mitchell
  • Resources:
    • Tutor Tips
    • Communication matters – Cathrena McRae
  • Reminders:
    • ACAL Living Literacies Conference
    • Posters

 

  • June 1999 Volume 16, No.4
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • ACAL Report – Jean Searle
    • From the Regional Executive Officers of QAELLN:
            *
      South WestProvider-provider cooperation

– Ann Michael

*
Brisbane NorthA Powerful Group

– Julie Randolph-Davis

*
South Coast RegionSouth Coast Success Story

– Paula Kooyman

*
Northern RegionLiteracy in the Workplace

Delivering Programs in the Torres Straits

– Melinda Stockwell

– Jennifer Harburn-Vicig

*
Mutual Oblication:   (Not) A Challenge…– Bobby Harreveld

*
Comments on a Professional Development– Merv Gardner

 

  • Review:
    • What Makes a Good Reader? – Helen Foley
  • Update:
    • 1999 ACAL-VALBEC Living Literacies Conference
  • Skills Week

 

  • March 1999 Volume 16, No.3
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer & Helen Foley
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Year of Older Persons – Arch Nelson A.M.
    • ACAL Report Jean Searle
    • Volunteers Wanted, Supported by Open learning Institute – Patricia
      Cook
    • Meet the Regional Executive Officers of QAELLN:
            *
      Northern Region
      Jeremy Audas
            *
      Central Region
      Rosemary Jewell
            *
      Wide Bay
      Joy Woods
            *
      South West Region
      Ann Michael
            *
      Brisbane North Region
      Meg Quinn
            *
      South Coast Region
      Paula Kooyman
    • The Life of Mary Heiman – Helen Foley
    • Report on RITE,s approach to Rural Properties – Trish Quirk
    • Australian Learning Association Inc
    • Paper on GST
    • Resources
      • Language & Literacy Services – Angela Connell
      • Applying a Literacy Curriculum
    • Review
      • Reading Power – Monica Mitchell
    • Reminders
      • Reading Writing Hotline – Sandra Mackay
      • ACAL 22nd Conference, 1999
    • QCAL Posters

1998

  • December 1998 Volume 16, No.2
    • A Note from the Editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Foley
    • Letter from the President – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Literacy on the Line – Jean Searle
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Arch Nelson AM,Adult Educator – Jean Searle
    • New Pathways for Students and Volunteer Tutors – Helen Foley
    • Designing Curriculum:
      • The Challenge of New Technology – Dr Jenny Horsman
    • 1996 Conference Papers
    • ACAL View
    • The Charles Hamilton Special Needs Centre
    • Review:
      • Tom Makes a Decision
    • Update:
      • National Reporting System on line
      • QCAL Posters
      • Linguistics and Education on Entering the 21st Century
  • September, 1998 Volume 16 No 1
    • A note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s AGM Report – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Retirement – Mary Heimans
    • Successful ANTA Adult Literacy National Projects
    • Adult Learners’ Week Tutor Workshops – Photos: Mary Perry
    • Volunteer Tutor- Norine Pottinger – Helen Murphy
    • Getting Hooked On-Line Annette Rae What is CLASP ? – Norma
      Elliott
    • Review
      • C-A-T Spells Rhinoceros – Joy Woods
    • Resources:
      • Suggested Resources for an Adult Literacy Library – Jenny
        Farmer
      • Books for working with Indigenous students
    • Update:
      • Designing Curriculum: The Challenge of New Technology
      • Language Australia Mini-Conference: Ripping Yarns – Shani
        Doig
      • Faces of Equity Conference
      • ’96 Conference Papers
      • QCAL Posters
  • March, 1998 Volume 15 No 3
    • A note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • Sustainable Jobs – Where do we find them? – Dr Peter Ellyard
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • 1996 Conference Papers
    • Language Australia Literacy Research – Shani Doig
    • A Good News Story- A New Funding Model Creates Opportunity
      Jeremy Audas
    • From The Web- DEETYA 18-24 year olds
    • Literacy & Numeracy
    • Reading Writing Roadshow
    • Resources:
      • Finding resources for students with a disability – Bronwen
        Gordon
      • Book Review of Trev’s Tales – Glenyss Gardner
      • Suggested Article for Student Discussion – Jean Searle
    • Update:
      • QCAL Seminar- Training Packages
      • ACAL On the Line 1998 Conference
      • QCAL Posters
  • June, 1998 Volume 15, No 4
    • A note from the Editor – Jenny Farmer
    • President’s Message – Dr Geraldine Castleton
    • QAELLN Report – Sharon Mullins
    • Industry Liaison Project – Annette Carrigan
    • Language Australia Literacy Research – Shani Doig
    • ACAL Report – Helen Murphy
    • Are We Aiming for Omnisience? – Ann Kelly & Jean Searle
    • A Snapshot of Language Australia Tasmanian Node – Suzanne Crowley
      & Ian Falk
    • Reviews:
      • Knowledge of Texts: theory and practice in critical literacy
        – Jean Searle
      • “Tom” and”The Land of Australia – The Bush”
        – Kerin Bushell
    • Resources:
      • National Training Materials
    • Update:
      • ACAL 21st National Conference “On Line”, ASFLA”98
        Conference
      • Faces of Equity Conference December 3-4
      • ’96 Conference Papers, QCAL Posters

 

1997

  • March 1997 Volume 14, No. 3
    • A note from the editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Murphy & Brian
      Bodell
    • Letter from the President – Monica Mitchell
    • Profiles of QCAL Committee members – Brian Bodell, Jeanette Daly
    • Remembering Dr Laurie Miller – Jean Searle & Jenny Farmer
    • ACAL Report – Helen Murphy
    • QAELLN Report – Dr Marion Norton
    • NLLIA Ltd Adult Literacy Research Network – Shani Doig
    • Recognition of Prior Learning – Joy Woods
    • The Changing Role of the TAFE Literacy Teacher in Queensland – Jeremy
      Audas
    • The Sweet Smell of Success – Deidre Coghlan
    • Mobilising Family Literacy – Ann Stuchbery
    • Postcard from the UK – Jean Searle
    • Review: Smart Start – Brian Bodell
    • Review: Teaching primary Maths – Liz Allen
    • Updates: QCAL April Seminar series; ACAL Conference; Combined Conference
      (Darwin)
  • June 1997 Volume 14, No. 4
    • A note from the editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Murphy & Brian
      Bodell
    • Letter from the President – Monica Mitchell
    • A planned program to enliven the CNLO3 prescribed curriculum – Pam
      Boyce
    • Clearer Written Communication – Jocelyn Smith
    • North Queensland Project, Jobseekers Course – Jeremy Audas
    • ACAL Report – Helen Murphy
    • QAELLN Report – Dr Marion Norton
    • NLLIA Ltd Adult Literacy Research Network – Shani Doig
    • Sustainable Literacy and Language Provision in Rural and Isolated
      Communities – Where are the Models? – Angela Hill & Catherine
      MacRae
    • Literacy Recognition by Wishart Rotary Club
    • Reflections on Seminars; Facilitation – a possible alternative –
      Glenyss Gardner
    • Resources: Conference Papers
    • Review: Worplace Communication in National Training Packages: a
      Practical Guide – Sharon Mullins
    • Review: Remembering – provided by Carolyn Pengelly
    • Updates: QCAL AGM; QAELLN Resource projects; Adult Literact Professional
      Development Program; 20th National ACAL Conference; 24th International
      Systemic Functional Congress; Joint national Conference; membership
      form
  • September 1997 Volume 15, No. 1
    • A note from the editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Murphy & Brian
      Bodell
    • Letter from the President – Monica Mitchell
    • Literacy with Attitude – Jeremy Audas
    • Brief Impression of Adult Literacy in one state of the United States
      of America – Gillian Pincus
    • Online Communities – anything but virtual – Ralph Leonard
    • ACAL Report – Helen Murphy
    • QAELLN Report – Dr Marion Norton
    • NLLIA Ltd Adult Literacy Research Network – Shani Doig
    • Extracts from A Tutor’s Tale – Jean Searle
    • Audio-Graphic Conference – Jenny Farmer
    • Gold Coast Paul Harris Fellow Award Rotary – Bruce Perry
    • Implementing Lit/Num Curriculum with Hearing-impaired students –
      Linda Ritchie
    • Resources
    • Homepage, QCAL posters, Launch Speech – Wendy Edmond MLA
    • Conference Papers
    • Updates: Adult Literacy & Numeracy Courses at Griffith University
  • December 1997 Volume 15, No. 2
    • A note from the editors – Jenny Farmer, Helen Murphy & Brian
      Bodell
    • Letter from the President – Monica Mitchell
    • Introduction to ABS Forum – Geraldine Castleton
    • 20th National ACAL Conference 20/20 Vision – Jean Searle
    • Critique on “The Creative Brain” – Janette Platt
    • ACAL Report – Helen Murphy
    • QAELLN Report – Dr Marion Norton
    • NLLIA Ltd Adult Literacy Research Network – Shani Doig
    • State Library of Queensland on the Information Superhighway
    • 1996 Conference papers for sale
    • Australian Adult Literacy Archive – Olga Doubrovskaya
    • Resources:
    • Numeracy Resources Software – Nth Brisbane Adult Literacy Centre
    • Updates: On the Line National Conference, QCAL posters, A Good News
      Story – Literacy Test a Trial by Words