Inaugural Neville Crew Memorial Lecture

Adult Literacy: the missing link to closing the gap

Presented on 4 December, 2019 by Professor Jack Beetson

Professor Jack Beetson is a Ngemba man from western NSW and an internationally-renowned expert and advocate in adult education and training, Indigenous and human rights education and sustainable community development. He is Executive Director of the Literacy for Life Foundation and an adjunct professor in UNE's Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law. Professor Beetson will highlight the process, results and some statistics from the Literacy for Life campaign, and speak about the broader Closing the Gap campaign.