Resilience: stories of adult learning

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Author: Chalk, Michael; Yasukawa, Keiko


In 2015, the Australian Council of Adult Literacy (ACAL) and its UK sister organisation, Research and Practice in Adult Literacy (RaPAL), initiated a joint project to invite and publish stories of adult literacy learners in Australia and the UK. The stories were published in late 2016. In this article, the authors introduce the publication through their own reflections of the journey taken as both ACAL members and project workers. They briefly discuss debates in the scholarly literature around learners stories in adult education programs. They share some lessons learnt by the project...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Teaching and learning; Lifelong learning; Outcomes; Providers of education and training; Adult and community education

Keywords: Adult learning; Learning experience; Individual development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Springvale South, Victoria: Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council, 2017

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Journal title: Fine print

Journal volume: 40

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 8-14

Related items: TD/TNC 126.319

ISSN: 0159-3978

The full publication, 'Resilience: stories of adult learning', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 126.319.

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 128.251

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