Many of us know adults who also struggle with literacy issues. It may be that someone you know can function in the areas of basic literacy but needs help to develop those skills. Some of us would like to be able to help our kids with their school work, but find the work increasingly difficult as children grow up.
Here are some suggestions that may help an adult that you know to improve their literacy skills.
This is a federally funded initiative that is a good first step for adults who want to look at literacy options. They will be able to tell you about programmes that are in your area and right for you. Phone: 1300 6555 06
Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
In the ACT the program is delivered by the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT). Our aim is to enable new arrivals to increase their opportunities for a more successful and satisfying life in
All new clients have an initial interview with the Educational Placement and Referral Service (EPRS) to discuss their needs and an ideal learning program.
Success Through English (
With New South Wales AMES you can achieve success through English - gain workplace skills, increase your confidence and make friends.
NSW AMES provides English language courses, publications and services to migrants, organisations, international students and volunteer teachers.
David Kelly, Literacy and Numeracy Co-Ordinator
(02) 6239 0695