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Literacy and numeracy

Adult migrant English program

Provides up to 510 hours of free English lessons to eligible adult migrants and humanitarian entrants.

Department of Industry and Science


This site contains key information about Australian adult literacy activity and links to a range of additional programme, professional development, resource, and research sites.

Department of Industry and Science

National Literacy and Numeracy Week

11 August – 6 September 2015
Celebrates the progress Australian schools are making in raising the literacy and numeracy levels of all students. It showcases the hard work school communities have undertaken to increase their efforts to improve literacy and numeracy standards of students.

Department of Education and Training

Skills for Education and Employment

Provides language, literacy and numeracy training to help you improve your speaking, reading, writing or basic maths skills. The program aims to improve your chances of getting and keeping a job, as well as making your everyday life easier.

Department of Human Services

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