Persistence pays off. In Graeme Porter’s case: it’s been 18 months of determined learning with Adult Learning Support. Graeme has joined our tutors almost every Monday evening for the past 18 months. His goal was to complete his apprenticeship in Aluminium Joinery with The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO). In December, Graeme finally […]
Many of the people who use our services struggle to read. However, our promotional materials all use written words to convey ideas. It’s about time we stepped up and conveyed our message in a format that more people can understand: video. Could you be the videographer we’re looking for? We’re looking for a creative videographer […]
Last Wednesday, the Work Fit class hosted an epic feast. Down at the local church, the class fed over 40 hungry mouths as part of their 9 week programme. “The whole thing was a vehicle for budgeting,” says Kereama Payn, one of the tutors. “Teaching the power of goal setting and creating systems to achieve […]
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.
Congratulations to Hilary Fenemor (one of our wonderful volunteer tutors) who was awarded her CALT (Certificate of Adult Literacy Tuition).
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 ……
Welcome aboard Hinengakau Taurerewa our new parenting tutor. She is extensively involved with the Whakatu Marae, the health and community sectors and the wider Nelson community……
Young Mums Course Tutor We are looking for an “owner” for our Young Mums (Parental Literacy and Life Skills) course. This is a challenging role where the primary responsibility is leading and motivating a small group of mums to achieve the objectives of the course. Topics include child development, positive parenting, nutrition, budgeting, goal setting […]
The organisers of a Nelson-run dyslexia course are going to present information to Parliament about the needs of adults with the condition. Adult Learning Support (ALS) have run a dyslexia course for adults for the past four years, and have been asked by Adult and Community Education Aotearoa (ACE) to take part in their submission […]