Learn Local Conference 2018

Learn Local – Learning Together




The 2018 Learn Local Conference was held in Melbourne on August 30–31, 2018.


This two-day conference provided an opportunity for Learn Local organisations to reflect and share the successes of the sector, network and participate in professional development opportunities. The conference was fully funded by the ACFE Board and was designed to support and develop the work of Learn Local organisations.



The following presentations have kindly been made available from the conference presenters. There is a graphic illustration that captures the highlights from each of the sessions also.

Minister Gayle Tierney: Learning Changes Lives


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Day 1 keynote: Julius Colman

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Springvale Learning and Activities Centre: Critical thinking in adult learning

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Paw Po products: Social enterprise

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Taskforce Community Agency: From clients to learners


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Manningham learns: A strategic alliance

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Success through partnerships in the Gippsland region

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Integrating a trauma-informed approach in Learn Locals

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Panel: Learn Local providers as super collaborators

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Day 1: Reflections

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Wyndham Community Education Centre: Developing partnerships

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Day 2 keynote: Shelley Mallet

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Sector voices: Sue Geals and David Perry

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Diversitat: Designing new programs

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Day 2: Reflections

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Should you have any queries about this event, please contact the conference coordinators learnlocal@edumail.vic.gov.au