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

Potting & growing

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Tuesday September 4th

Demonstration on how to pot orchids and grow lilliums from seed.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

2pm-3pm

Venue: Burnie Library

Location: 30 Alexander Street, Burnie TAS 7320

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Organiser: Burnie Library

Phone: (03) 6477-7400

Website: http://www.libraries.tas.gov.au

Email: burnie.library@education.tas.gov.au

Pop Up Library @ Beaman Park

Beaman Park QLD YEPPOON

Tuesday September 4th

Bringing fun, free and an assortment of fantastic Library services to the outdoors. Enjoy a wonderful day in the sunshine learning all about our amazing online services, speaking with the lovely local library ladies and enjoying a day of stories and songs. Bring yourself, friends and the whole family.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

10am-2pm

Venue: Beaman Park

Location: James Street, YEPPOON QLD 4703

Organiser: Livingstone Shire Library

Phone: 07 4913 3850

Website: http://www.livingstone.qld.gov.au/168/Libraries

Email: library@livingstone.qld.gov.au

Prahran Community Learning Centre – Non-accredited English Classes

Prahran Community Learning Centre VIC Prahran

Tuesday September 4th

Do you want to improve your basic English skills? Or perhaps, does somebody you care about want to learn or improve their English?

Before you enroll in our non-accredited English classes, come and take a try-out class and see how you like it!

Come along to Prahran Community Learning Centre to try out a welcoming English class. Appropriate for those who are currently looking to learn English as a second language (ESL).

Come along and test out your interest for a gold coin donation.

*Bookings essential – call 03 9510 7052

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

9.30am-3.00pm

Venue: Prahran Community Learning Centre

Location: 40 Grattan St, Prahran VIC 3181

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Organiser: Prahran Community Learning Centre

Phone: (03) 9510 7052

Website: http://pclcentre.org.au/

Email: admin@pclcentre.org.au

Influenza & Australia: Its History & Its Science

Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts NSW Sydney

Tuesday September 4th

Discover the fascinating story of influenza, its history in Australia and Australia’s significant contributions to understanding and preventing the virus.

Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM will address how influenza has affected Australia, the unique biology of the virus, vaccines and what we can expect in the future. He will also cover why smokers and older people are at risk, and the unique relationship between virus and bacteria.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts

Location: 280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Organiser: Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts

Phone: 02 9262 7300

Website: https://smsa.org.au

Email: marketing@smsa.org.au

Tech Talk: Drop-in IT assistance

The Centre: Connecting community in North and West Melbourne VIC North Melbourne

Tuesday September 4th
Wednesday September 5th

The Centre: Connecting Community in North and West Melbourne Inc. will be running a drop-in session on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th for anyone in the local community who would like some assistance with IT. Our purpose is to encourage lifelong learning and the use of the internet and computers especially for seniors. We can give little tips and tricks to help make computers your friend!

We’re not experts but we’re students who’ve grown up with technology and we can give you the opportunity to use technology in a stress free environment and come away feeling more confident in your IT skills.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th
  • Wednesday September 5th

Times

10am-1pm

Venue: The Centre: Connecting community in North and West Melbourne

Location: 58 Errol St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

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Organiser: The Centre: Connecting community in North and West Melbourne

Phone: 9328 1126

Website: www.centre.org.au

Email: admin@centre.org.au

Adult Learners’ Week: Trove Workshop

Alice Springs Public Library NT Alice Springs

Tuesday September 4th

Trove helps you find and use resources relating to Australia, but it’s more than just a search engine!

Learn how to use Trove to search, create content and contribute to global information sharing.

Free. Bookings required.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ACST

Venue: Alice Springs Public Library

Location: Cnr of Gregory Terrace & Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870

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Learn in Casey – First Aid for families

Hampton Park Library VIC Hampton Park

Tuesday September 4th

Burns and Dressings

Speak with a trained paramedic and have a demonstration about basic family first aid.

Visit Visit Hampton Park Library 25 Stuart Street Hampton Park, Tuesday 4th of September between 10.30am to 11am and 1.30pm – 2pm.

Learn myths about chocking, how to effectively treat a burn and how to put on dressings properly.

For more information contact Kim on 0448 082 765

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 4th

Times

Between 10.30am to 11am and 1.30pm - 2pm. 

Venue: Hampton Park Library

Location: 25 Stuart Avenue, Hampton Park VIC 3976

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Organiser: Casey Community Solutions

Phone: 0448 082 765

Email: kimberly.foster-johnson@chisholm.edu.au