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THURSDAY 16th April 2015

Block A Concurrent Presentations (Choose 1 session of 2 hrs or 2 by 55 mins)


11.00 – 11:55


12.05 -1.00


Understanding CAVSS – a CAVSS Local Leaders project  More

Lina Zampichelli/Jo Hart


Learning Guide for USIQ numeracy modules  More

Erik Teune


Learning English Through Storytime  More

Tricia McKenzie, Edith Lauk, Angela Langford-Smith and Jane Jones


What are individual learners doing when they read words?  More

Janet McHardy



Relationships – from little things big things grow  More

Katie Clune



Confident spellers make confident readers and writers  More

Mark Nevill



If you choose A7, don't choose another - it's a double session

Mucked it up? Need to change?
Deselect A2, A4 or A6
Deselect A1, A3, A5 or A7

Socially just schooling - teaching young adults  More

Donna Carr

FRIDAY 17th April 2015

Block B Concurrent Presentations (Choose 1 session of 2 hrs)


Sentence-Combining Skills: Getting Beyond 'Write It the Way you Say It'  More

Geoff Pearson


Writing for the world out there!   More

Jo Hart


Jumpstart – General education for residents of The Foyer  More

Sue Thompson


Who is delivering foundation skills?   More

Michelle Circelli and Louise Wignall


Show and Tell – Project work   More

Rachel Yesuratnam, Bev Farr, Karen Cole, Amber Farquharson, Yvette Terpstra and Gillian Pow Chong

Block C Concurrent Presentations (Choose 1 session of 55 mins)


A safety valve for young, urban Aboriginal people  More

Glenys Collard


Clarifying expectations: who expects what and why?  More

Cheryl Wiltshire


Stories from the field  More

Louise Wignall



Discover Your 24/7 Public Library - It's Free   More

Jane Jones


Best of the West - Websites to Workbooks   More

Merinda (Mindy) Rickards

Registration fees *




Thursday, April 16



Friday, April 17



Both days



An invoice will be emailed to you within 24 hours.


  • All fees include GST.

  • WAALC organisational members are eligible to send two delegates at the member rate.

  • Member rate applies to 2014/2015 members and to new members who pay a membership fee before or at the time of registration. Join now

  • Presenters register at members' rates

  • Cancellations notified in writing prior to Thursday, April 2, 2015 incur a fee of $50 (inc GST); on or after that date no refund is given. Substitutes are welcome at any time.


  • Cheques or EFT preferred.

  • Bank details: BSB: 036-087 Account No: 136270 A/c name: Western Australian Adult Literacy Council

  • Please ensure you label your EFT transfer. For example: 'JSmith registration' so we can easily identify your payment.

  • Cheques to be made payable to 'The Western Australian Adult Literacy Council Incorporated' and sent to WAALC PO Box 313 Northbridge  WA 6865.

  • If you printed the form, post it to: The Treasurer, PO Box 313, Northbridge WA 6865 or email to:


Cheryl Wiltshire Treasurer - Mobile 0437972043

What next?

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Lotterywest Scholarships

Lotterywest scholarships may become available.

Scholarships will only be offered to people who have registered for the Conference. WAALC will then offer financial support to workers in the field of adult literacy and numeracy to attend the WAALC conference on 16-17 April 2015.

This offer is available to any Western Australian worker in a not-for-profit (NFP) organisation or anyone who volunteers in a role that supports WAALC's objectives.

1. Indicate which category/categories applies to you.


Tick all that apply

Committee member and other volunteer worker for the conference not able to be supported by your employer to attend

Volunteer tutor coordinator or literacy tutor

Worker from not-for-profit organisations delivering literacy and numeracy courses

Indigenous educators and other workers from community organisations

Presenters not able to be supported by employer

Other (please describe)

2. You must register for the conference to be eligible for this scholarship.
Note: If you nominate that you are applying for a scholarship, cancellation fees will not apply to unsuccessful applicants who decide not to attend.

List what you hope to gain by attending the conference (up to 150 words).

How much funding do you require to support your attendance at the WAALC conference?


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Lottery West logoApply as early as possible as eligible applicants will be awarded a scholarship in the order that their applications are received. Once all the funding is committed, applications will not be approved.