Conferences and events diary



Māori and Pasifika Professional Development Hui Fono, 13–15 Hui-tanguru (February) 2019, Wellington
The Hui Fono is a unique space that brings together Māori and Pasifika working in adult and community education.  The purpose of Hui Fono is to provide a space for professional learning, for and by Māori and Pasifika. More information available here.


ALNACC Roadshows. Various dates and venues. For more information go here.


ACE Conference 2019, June 11-13. The ACE Conference 2019 will be held in Christchurch at the Quality Hotel on Papanui Road.


Call for abstracts are open! NCVER will co-host the 28th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills' with TAFE SA in Adelaide on 10-12 July 2019. The 2019 conference program will focus on The student journey: skilling for life. More information here.


Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga, September 2–8 2019 Ace Aotearoa's annual festival is an opportunity to celebrate and promote the work we do, and acknowledge our amazing learners.

Funding is available for events and application forms are now online.


ACAL Conference 2019 Sydney. Conference Theme: Critical re-imagining: adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development
Dates: Pre-conference Thursday 3rd October 2019; conference Friday 4th October to Saturday 5th October.

Australia is a signatory to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This Agenda has been developed as ‘a plan for action for people, planet and prosperity’. It is a plan to end poverty and hunger, to protect our planet, to enable all human beings to enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives in peaceful, just and inclusive societies.
This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting this agenda including the most directly pertinent goal to our field: Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.