Hayley in a red jumper

After leaving school in Year 10, Hayley joined the Skills for Education and Employment program at TAFE Mooloolaba. During childhood and through adolescence, Hayley experienced trauma, poverty, violence and homelessness….

Scholarship nominee Marius

Marius and his sisters moved to Australia from Nigeria a couple of years ago to reunite with their mother after years of separation.  Before civil unrest broke out Marius and…

During Adult Learners’ Week 2018, the Casey Cluster of Neighbourhood Houses is working together with the Department of Education, Chisholm Institute and the City of Casey to promote life-long learning…

If the thought of being back in a classroom fills you with dread you’re not alone. People who had bad experiences with formal schooling or had interrupted education often incorrectly…

  When we think about learning, it’s often quite useful to think of it as an iceberg. Now this may sound slightly strange but bear with me as I introduce…

  Lifelong learners are motivated to learn because learning can enhance our understanding of the world and offers us better opportunities to improve our quality of life. Check out the…

Learning English can be a big issue for many new arrivals to Australia. Not being able to explain how you feel or finding that no one understands you, can make…

Woman in orange t-shirt

So what is a lifelong learner? Well, lifelong learners simply have a positive attitude to learning, and they manage to maintain this attitude throughout their lives. They are self-motivated to…

Staying up to date in your job means you have to be continually learning new skills and gaining new knowledge. But professional development in the workplace doesn’t need to begin…

Adult Learners’ Week is an international festival that has been celebrated in Australia since 1995. Each year during Adult Learners’ Week, we are reminded that when adults are given opportunities…

Are you interested in learning a new skill or maybe another language? Then you might also be interested in finding out how adults prefer to learn. There are many adult…