News Releases


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The articles in this section feature local and regional Poupou (Member) news about adult literacy students, tutors, managers, events and programmes

Scroll through the titles below to see a range of articles.

Literacy Aotearoa 2015 Annual Report

"During the past year Literacy Aotearoa has registered significant achievements in five key areas: governance, best practice, organisational and ...

Tui Tuia Issue 5, June 2016​ - Our newsletter

... we celebrate and congratulate Gail Harrison (Whanganui Learning Centre Trust*) and Tuiloma Lina Samu (He Waka Mātauranga*) as recipients of ‘ACE Educator of the Year’ awards at the ACE Aotearoa annual awards ceremony at Te Papa in Wellington. 

Top Educator Wins Award

The work of Gail Harrison, manager, Whanganui Learning Centre (WLC) and recipient of the ACE* Educator (Tangata Tiriti) award featured recently in the Wanganui Midweek.

Learning Centre helping workers drive to a future

The Tararua Learning Centre has been supporting adults in the Dannevirke community by running a course to prepare them for the Class 2 Heavy Vehicle Learner Licence. 

Tui Tuia Issue 4, May 2016​ - Our newsletter

In this issue: Literacy Waikato kaupapa; 3 Poupou websites launched; War stories from Literacy Feilding, Literacy Aotearoa National Planning Hui coming up and health and safety news.

Improving literacy in the Bay and nationwide

Literacy Bay of Plenty manager Annamaria Grafas promotes the learning programmes on offer to adults in the Bay Of Plenty and shares the success of Alban Taylor who passed his Learner Driver Licence test.