Conferences and events diary



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.

The ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF9) will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland  from 9 – 12 September 2019.


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.

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.

NZVET Research Forum
The Industry Training Federation is pleased to announce the 15th New Zealand Vocational Education and Training Research Forum, to be held over 15-16th October, 2019 in Wellington. Register here.


Building financially capable communities: our pathways to success

NOVEMBER 28 - 30, 2019
The Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre in collaboration with Alliance of Financial Capability Academics (AFCA) will be holding its first international academic and practitioner conference in Auckland, New Zealand from 28-30 November 2019.