The Tasmanian Council for Adult Literacy presents
Improving Adult Literacy: It’s about time
The results from this ground breaking study have challenged stereotyped ideas about a population whose skills and motivations traditionally have been misinterpreted.
Professor Reder’s presentation will be followed by afternoon tea and a symposium, including a panel of eminent Tasmanians, discussing how Steve Reder’s results may be interpreted in light of Tasmania’s worrying statistics around adult literacy and underemployment. This promises to be a very exciting and productive event. The symposium panel consists of Greg Barns (lawyer and social commentator), David Adams (academic and former Tasmanian Social Inclusion commissioner), Ann Harrison (Coordinator, Risdon Vale Neighbourhood Centre), and others.
Baha’i Centre of Learning for Tasmania (Auditorium)
1 Tasman Highway Hobart
Saturday 18 October 2014
2:00 – 5:00
Tickets are limited for what is certain to be a very popular and valuable event.
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Non-members – $20
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