ALW Events

Learning Beyond The Classroom

MTC Australia NSW Liverpool

Tuesday August 28th
Wednesday August 29th
Friday August 31st
Tuesday September 4th
Wednesday September 5th
Tuesday September 11th
Wednesday September 12th

At MTC Australia we believe that hands on Learning through interaction with the community, and engaging in Community events help Adult Learners gain understanding and awareness of vital life and employability skills, social processes, importance of networking, belonging to a wider community, mental well-being and improving language, literacy and numeracy skills. Using music, art, food, community projects, events, information sessions etc are strategies that facilitate joyful, purposeful learning.

To celebrate ALW our students enrolled in the Skills for Education & Employment training ( at Liverpool), are actively involved in the following:

28/8/18: Learning how to navigate everyday life and learning with vision impairment. Presentation by 18 year old vision impaired student- the advantages of Braille, music, technology, and the importance of communication

29/8/19: Elderly Abuse Expo- The unseen abuse and what we can do Discussion, writing, reading with specially created resources from realia. Listening to presentations by Superintendent Paul Albury, Commander of Liverpool City Police, A/Prof. F. Kohler, OAM, Clinical Director, Aged Care Rehab

31/8/18: DHS Manager, Peter Andrews presentation on DHS services, obligations, rights, duties, support-engaged students in active discussion

5/9/18: Multi Cultural Health Week: Cultural presentations by Vietnamese & Arabic choirs. Learning and awareness around mental health through specially prepared resources

11/9/18: Sharing live experiences as an Adult Learner

12/9/18: Empowerment of Women Through Art

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Dates

  • Tuesday August 28th
  • Wednesday August 29th
  • Friday August 31st
  • Tuesday September 4th
  • Wednesday September 5th
  • Tuesday September 11th
  • Wednesday September 12th

Times

28/8/18: 10.00am-11.00am
29/8/18: 10.00am-2.00pm
31/8/18: 11.00am-12.15pm
4/9/18: Financial Counselling
5/9/18: 10.00am-2.00pm
11/9/18: 11.00am-12.15pm
12/9/18: 9.00am-12.15pm

Venue: MTC Australia

Location: 242-250 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Organiser: MTC Australia

Phone: 0417878475

Website: www.mtcaustralia.com.au

Email: jdruart@mtcaustralia.com.au

“Painting Maribyrnong” group exhibition

Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre VIC AVONDALE HEIGHTS

Saturday August 25th
Monday August 27th
Tuesday August 28th
Wednesday August 29th
Thursday August 30th
Friday August 31st
Saturday September 1st
Monday September 3rd
Tuesday September 4th
Wednesday September 5th
Thursday September 6th
Friday September 7th
Saturday September 8th

Painting Maribyrnong is a group of artists which has been meeting for over 5 years. The group promotes the development of skills through formal tutoring and the informal exchange of ideas. This exhibition showcases the group’s creative output. The opening night is on Thursday 16 August from 5.30 to 7pm.  The exhibition runs from 9 August to 8 September.

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Dates

  • Saturday August 25th
  • Monday August 27th
  • Tuesday August 28th
  • Wednesday August 29th
  • Thursday August 30th
  • Friday August 31st
  • Saturday September 1st
  • Monday September 3rd
  • Tuesday September 4th
  • Wednesday September 5th
  • Thursday September 6th
  • Friday September 7th
  • Saturday September 8th

Times

Monday 10am-8pm; Tuesday & Wednesday 10am-5.30pm; Thursday 10am-8pm; Friday 10am-5.30pm; Saturday 10am-4pm; closed Sunday.

Venue: Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre

Location: 69-75 Military Rd, AVONDALE HEIGHTS VIC 3034

Get Directions

Organiser: Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre

Phone: 03 8325 1940

Website: http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/for-residents/libraries/contact-your-library.aspx

Adult Learners Story Competition

Byron Community College NSW Mullumbimby

Saturday August 25th
Sunday August 26th
Monday August 27th
Tuesday August 28th
Wednesday August 29th
Thursday August 30th
Friday August 31st

To celebrate Adult Learner’s Week Byron Community College is giving away 3 vouchers to use towards any of our general courses!

1st Prize – Win a $200 Voucher
2nd Prize – Win a $100 Voucher
3rd Prize – Win a $50 Voucher

To enter, tell us in 150 words or less about your experience of learning with Byron Community College and how the course you did with us affected you or changed your life in a positive way. The experience of adult education is important so we want to hear your stories and pass them. It doesn’t matter if you did the course a few years ago or a few months ago, it’s the impact it had on you that is valuable.

Please include your full name, contact details and the name of the course you did.

Where to send it: Email your story to admin@byroncollege.org.au
Subject line: ALW Competition
Closing Date: Entries close 5pm Friday the 31st August 2018
Conditions: The winning stories will be notified via email by the 6th September. All stories submitted may be used for future publicity to help spread the word about the importance of adult education. The college would appreciate a photograph from winning recipients. Winning vouchers are valid for one year from 19th September for any general course.

Good Luck!
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Dates

  • Saturday August 25th
  • Sunday August 26th
  • Monday August 27th
  • Tuesday August 28th
  • Wednesday August 29th
  • Thursday August 30th
  • Friday August 31st

Times

Entries close 5pm August 31st

Venue: Byron Community College

Location: Cnr Burringbar and Gordon Street, Mullumbimby NSW 2482

Get Directions

Organiser: Byron Community College

Phone: (02) 6684-3374

Website: http://www.byroncollege.org.au

Email: admin@byroncollege.org.au

Learning changes lives: Devonport Festival of Learning launch and expo

Providore Place TAS Devonport

Friday August 31st

A day of learning for everyone. Free activities and information. Find out what is happening in your community and how you can learn something new. Pick up a Festival Program and check out the other 70+ activities on offer during September in Devonport.

  • Learn about Bitcoin
  • Join the ‘Tiger who came to Tea’ activities
  • Dance your socks off at Zumba
  • Create calm in your life with some Mindfulness training
  • Have some Stamping fun
  • Plus lots of other things to do, learn and see from our 20 exhibitors

Grab your coffee from the coffee van or a snack from the Food Truck.

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Dates

  • Friday August 31st

Times

Friday 31st August 2018
10am - 3pm

Venue: Providore Place

Location: 13 - 17 Oldaker Street, Devonport TAS 7310

Organiser: Live and Learn Devonport

Phone: 0418 739 200

Website: https://www.facebook.com/livingandlearningdevonport/

Email: kathleen.priestly@education.tas.gov.au

Learning Changes Lives – Adult Learners Week Wangaratta 2018

The Kiosk VIC Wangaratta

Friday August 31st
Monday September 3rd
Tuesday September 4th
Wednesday September 5th
Thursday September 6th
Friday September 7th

Six adult education organisations within the Rural City of Wangaratta will be working collectively this year to promote Adult Learners Week. Pangerang Community House, Go Tafe Wangaratta, Open Door Neighbourhood House, The Wangaratta Library, King Valley Learning Exchange and The Centre for Adult & Community Education are excited to encourage lifelong learning in our region.

We will have a launch in the CBD on Friday 31st August where we will have free giveaways and promote Adult Learners Week.

Each day of Adult Learners Week there will be an event or activity at each of the organisations’ venues across the rural city, creating greater engagement opportunities by increasing access to all.

Download the ALW in Wangaratta flyer.

Monday 3rd September
The Centre
10am – 1.30pm
17 Chisholm Street, Wangaratta

Come along and discover what The Centre does for your community! Join us for a chat, take a tour of the campus and enjoy morning tea with a muffin and freshly made espresso coffee. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday 4th September
Pangerang Community House
11.30am – 1.30pm
38 Ovens St, Wangaratta
Free Sausage Sizzle & Open House – All welcome!

Take a tour of the House, chat with one of our fabulous staff or just enjoy a sausage or two. Digital mentors will be available as a part of the BeConnected program and to help guide you with your mobile phone, computer and iPad questions.

Wednesday 5th September
Open Door Neighbourhood House
9am – 3pm
61 Burke St, Wangaratta

Open Door Neighbourhood House is hosting a community lunch and open day. Come on in and experience the warm friendly environment of a Neighbourhood House while celebrating Adults Learners Week and see why a Neighbourhood House might suit your learning needs.

Thursday 6th September
GoTAFE
10am – 2pm
27 Docker Street, Wangaratta

GOTAFE Wangaratta is proud to be a part of Adult Learners Week. Across our Wangaratta, Shepparton, Seymour & Benalla campuses we offer: Full qualifications, Short courses, General certificate for adults, Spoken & Written English classes, Skills & Job centre services, Victorian Certificate of Applied learning (VCAL), Vocational Education & Training in Schools (VETiS) and the RECONNECT program. Come down and see us at the Woolworths car park for a free scone and to hear about the opportunities GOTAFE can offer you as an adult learner.

Friday 7th September
Wangaratta Library
2.30pm – 4.30pm
21 Docker St, Wangaratta

Do you have computer skills? Can you type? Do you enjoy history? Discover TROVE by the National Library of Australia and join our project to improve access to digital newspapers for this region. Please book your place as spaces are limited. Please call Wangaratta Library on 5721-2366 or email library@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

The full event plan details will be available on all of our Facebook pages by the middle of  August, so community members will be able to come along and enjoy the fun of Adult Learning Week in the Rural City of Wangaratta.

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Dates

  • Friday August 31st
  • Monday September 3rd
  • Tuesday September 4th
  • Wednesday September 5th
  • Thursday September 6th
  • Friday September 7th

Times

The launch will be open from 9am - 3pm

Times to be confirmed for individual events being held during Adult Learners Week.

Venue: The Kiosk

Location: cnr Murphy & Reid Streets, Wangaratta VIC 3677

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Organiser: Pangerang Community House

Phone: 0357213813

Website: www.pangerang.org.au

Email: coordinator@pangerang.org.au

Ask Legal Aid

Civic Library ACT Canberra

Friday August 31st

Do you have a legal problem? Or a problem that may become a legal problem? Come and have a chat with a Legal Aid lawyer for free.

This is a drop in service and no bookings are required.

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Dates

  • Friday August 31st

Times

1pm-2pm

Venue: Civic Library

Location: Civic Square, London Circuit , Canberra ACT 2601

Get Directions

Organiser: Libraries ACT

Phone: 6205 9000

Website: www.library.act.gov.au

Email: library.customerinfo@act.gov.au

Back up! How to and what it is.

Ballarat North Neighbourhood House VIC Soldiers Hill

Friday August 31st
Friday September 7th

Everyone loses data at some point in their lives. . If you’re not regularly backing up your computer, you could lose those files forever.  So learn the option to backing up your files.

Please contact us to register your place 03 5329 1101.

 

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Dates

  • Friday August 31st
  • Friday September 7th

Times

9.30am -12.00pm

Venue: Ballarat North Neighbourhood House

Location: 6 Crompton Street, Soldiers Hill VIC 3350

Get Directions

Organiser: Alison Demuth

Phone: 03 5329 1101

Website: http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/en/Find-Us/Victoria/SalvoConnect-Western/Programs/ballarat-north-community-house/

Email: Alison.Demuth@aus.salvationarmy.org