September 2018 Newsletter

What’s on this month at The Centre

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Welcome to The Centre

Anne Pennington Award Recipient

The Recipient of the 2018 Anne Pennington Award is Colin KirleyThe Recipient of the 2018 Anne Pennington Award is Colin Kirley.

Colin has been a student in the Getting There program at The Centre in Wangaratta since February.

He has completed his Certificates in General Education for Adults and is looking forward to undertaking studies in Horticulture at GOTAFE. An attempt to do that five years ago made him realise he needed better preparation.

Read more about all the nominees.

Adult Learners week scholarship

The Recipient of the 2018 Adult Learners Week Scholarship is AndreyThe Recipient of the 2018 Adult Learners Week Scholarship is Andrey Weymouth.

Andrey Weymouth works twelve hour shifts at a local quarry. Earlier this year he was promoted to second in charge. He has allocated three hours per week to work towards a Certificate in General Education for Adults in order to advance his career. The course is part of his development plan for performance reviews.

Read more about all the nominees.

New project to bridge cultural divide in aged care

We are proud to be apart of a new Government funded project aimed at supporting personal carers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds build relationships with older people was launched last Thursday in Melbourne by Danny Pearson MP, on behalf of the Victorian Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney.

The Little Things project, led by Meaningful Ageing Australia and Farnham Street Neighborhood Learning Centre (FSNLC), involves a package of evidence-based cross-cultural language training materials to help carers who identify as CALD create a more positive, integrated experience for older people in aged care.

According to the 2016 National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey, 90 percent of residential care services and 70 percent of home care services employ staff who identify as CALD.

Read the full article.

Have your say

Have your SayHave you ever thought, “ I wish The Centre did that“, well we want to hear your ideas.

We have a wide range of accredited programs, like Certificate III in Education Support, Individual Support, Hospitality or Agriculture and range of general education programs like our Getting There or VCAL courses as well as our Community Programs like Sport North East, Volunteer Skillsbank, Do Care and Community Visitors Scheme.

We want to do more, we want you to shape your Community College.

Have your say anonymously at: https://www.thecentre.vic.edu.au/contact-us/have-your-say/

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Starts 8 October in Mansfield

Do you have a passion for supporting children to overcome learning barriers?

Would you like to assist in student development in a school environment?

Why not launch a CAREER as a teacher’s aide and work and study within school hours and not during school holidays.

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Our fully online, instructor facilitated courses average 24 work hours over six-weeks.

These courses are mobile accessible meaning you can study anytime, anywhere!

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Sport North East

School Holiday Program

Registrations are now open for the spring School Holiday Program.

Open to 5 to 12 year olds, we have some great sports for you to come and experience with local clubs in Bright, Corryong, Rutherglen, Tallangatta, Wangaratta & Wodonga.

Register for FREE at sportnortheast.com.au/SHP


Improve sport for people with disability

Special Olympics Australia is offering a FREE training session in Wangaratta and Wodonga to help local clubs help provide better opportunity to deliver sport to people with a disability (PWID).

Wangaratta bookings: Tuesday 18th Sept, 6:30-8:30pm

Wodonga bookings: Wednesday 19th Sept, 6-7:30pm

Find out more visit http://www.sportnortheast.com.au/improve-sport-people-disability/

Have your say, visit our web site and give us your ideas and suggestions.

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