Our education system loves assessment and measurement, but over-assessment damages our ability to learn. Professor Welby Ings is a brave advocate for bringing more creativity into education. His recent book Disobedient Teaching collates the stories of his career. He makes a strong case for less assessment and more of a focus on creativity. We invited Professor […]
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 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.
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 […]
We are pleased to announce The 2016 launch of Adult Learners’ Week He Tangata Mātauranga will be held in Nelson and be hosted by Adult Learning Support. Adult Learners’ Week/He Tangata Mātauranga is a ……
Ella is our Parenting and Life Skills tutor. She is also a volunteer fire fighter for the Mapua Brigade. Here she is at the Mapua Brigade awards dinner on Friday. We are very proud of Ella, not only is she a great tutor who fits in fire call outs as well but she also organised […]
ALS holds open day during Adult Learners Week. We opened our doors in celebration of Adult Learners Week and International Literacy Day. While it was a rainy day it was great to see members of the public, community agencies and former students all come in to see what we are up to. As part of […]
Adult Learning Support is holding an open day on Thursday the 10th of September, in celebration of Adult Learner Week and International Literacy Day. Everyone is welcome, come in and find out who we are and what we do. From 10 am to 2 pm Morning tea at 10:30 Presentation at 11:30 Play Take 2 […]
Volunteer week June 21 – 27 saw a number of community leaders taking part by volunteering to various community groups and organisations. We were lucky enough to have Rob Evans (CEO Nelson Airport) come and spend some time with our students. He listened to their stories and told his own, which many found very inspirational. We […]