Education, to establish an Adult, Community and Further Education Board, to amend the Council of Adult Education Act , the Post Secondary Education Act , and the Vocational Education and Training Act and for other purposes. Adult, Community and Further Education Act Topic Adult Education Act as amended by the National Literacy Act of Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Authorizations$ million is authorized to carry out the Adult Education Act, of which: • in any fiscal year in which appropriations exceed $ million, not more than $3 million shall be reserved for national programs $15 million is authorized for the National Institute for Literacy.
When reauthorized in , it is expected that the Adult Education Act will provide greater support for and coordination of adult basic education and adult literacy initiatives at local and state levels (Crandall and Imel ). The enlarged scope of the act has been accompanied by an increase in both enrollees and financial support. Adult Education Act s. 2(Sch.) Adult, Community and Further Education (Employment) Act 89 Adult, Community and Further Education Act 91 24/ s. (a) Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Act 28 Aerial Spraying Control (Amendment) Act s. 2(Sch.).
Another significant change was the assigning of the Adult, Community and Further Education Act to the Department for Victorian Communities, meaning that the Adult, Community and Further Education Board (VA ), a statutory body, was transferred into the Department. Brockett () and Bennett deMarrais () view adult education as a means to abolish the inequality in the education process by empowering adults to discover themselves, their community, and the world in which they reside.
The Adult, Community and Further Education Board leads adult community and further education in Victoria and oversees Victorian Government funding to the Learn Local sector. This strategy establishes a blueprint for the Board and the Learn Local sector for the six years from to ACFE Board Strategy In , Victorian Parliament passed an amendment to the Adult Community and Further Education Act , which established CAE as an adult education institution with reporting responsibility to the Adult, Community and Further Education Board and the Victorian Parliament.