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Lifelong and lifewide community based learning

In South Australia the theme for 2019 is Community Education, enabling individual opportunity and developing pathways to further education, VET traineeships and employment.

2019 Adult Learners' Week Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Adult Learners' Week Awards are now closed.

Winners will be announced at the Adult Learners’ Week Awards Presentation on Thursday 29 August 2019.


Adult Learner of the Year (Sponsored by Adult Learning Australia)

  • Assunta Mason
  • Jenny Falzon
  • Naomie Doult
  • Trudy-Shan Walder

Aboriginal Learner of the Year (Sponsored by REDARC Electronics)

  • Emma Venning
  • George Harradine

Adult Educator / Mentor of the Year (Sponsored by the South Australian Council for Adult Literacy)

  • Colly Lesker
  • Sophia Katari
  • Tadeusz (Ted) Senyk

Adult Learning Program of the Year (Sponsored by Credit Union SA)

  • Live Your Best Life – Catherine House
  • Introduction to Correctional Services – Pooraka Farm Community Centre
  • Seeds of Affinity: Pathways for Women
  • Sewing for a Cause – The Junction Community Centre

Adult Learners' Week Grants

Grants of up to $3,000 are available to support projects delivered by not for profit community organisations and adult learning providers throughout Adult Learners’ Week.

Applications for Adult Learners' Week Grants have now closed.

For more information