Computers can be scary things For many people, using computers is part of everyday life. But there are many who have been left out of the digital revolution. “Perhaps their job is a practical one with all their time spent outdoors,” say Pip Lynch, one of our tutors. “Or they’ve been out of the workforce […]
Adult Learning Support is hosting the launch of Adult Learners Week. Celebrate adult learning in our community. We will have guest speakers, activities, expo and nibbles. The day will start at 11am at the Nelson Provincial Museum.
We are all very sad, here at Adult Learning Support, to have to say goodbye to our amazing tutor, Jeanie Raffills. Jeanie is heading to the North of Auckland where she will be spending time being an awesome mother and grandmother.
We would like to thank all our volunteers. Without the time and effort you put in, we would not be able to help as many people as we do. So to you all, thanks.
I am now reading books which I have never done before. I want to read to the end of the book to see what happens. I can now write with confidence. Kay D, about her last 8 weeks at ALS.
Men’s Health Month is aimed at raising awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging the early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. The theme for NZ’s Men’s Health Month 2016 is #MenStartTalking – getting men and boys talking about their health concerns, and asking their mates how they are doing. When our […]
Congratulations to Hilary Fenemor (one of our wonderful volunteer tutors) who was awarded her CALT (Certificate of Adult Literacy Tuition).
It started with Bananas on Toast, this particular morning back in the Autumn of ‘88’ …… This was going to be one of the most exciting days of my life also one of the scariest. I was going to be a mother for the first time .Yes today, the 25th of April, I was about […]
It started with bananas on toast As the sun rose it started to peak through the curtain, sending a ray of light onto my crystal that was hanging in the window, sending rainbows across the floor. I lay there thinking what should I do today. As it was still early I decided to get up […]
It all started with bananas on toast for breakfast when Sarah noticed a beaming light shining down from the sky.
She walked outside, curious to see what was going on. The light became brighter and brighter, then she heard this loud crashing sound.