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Everyone Can Draw

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Some fun ways to explore drawing that will give you the confidence to continue.

Bookings are essential. Please bring some lunch to share.
Tutor: Kim Loughran is a member of the Coastal Art Group.

A Taste of Tai Chi

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Come and try a range of different styles of Tai Chi and explore the many health benefits.
Bookings are essential. Please wear loose fitting clothes.
Tutor: Khalil Bookarof is a practitioner in Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy and Chinese Herbal Medicine and teaches Tai Chi and meditation classes in Burnie.

Bring Your Words to Life

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Enjoy a creative writing day where we will get our word mastery muscles moving with some quirky starter activities and shared responses. We will work with how to “show, not tell” your reader; creating character and a sense of place. Please bring lunch to share. Tutor: Rees Campbell is an author with her most recent book, Eat Wild Tasmanian, has been nominated for the Tasmanian Book Prize.

Bookings are essential

Virtual Reality Experiences

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Enjoy a range of PlayStation Virtual Reality games and experiences from exploring the depths of the ocean, or scaling the heights and views of Paris to a virtual roller coaster ride.

A Burnie Library Volunteer will help you use the equipment safely and guide you through the games/experiences that we have on offer.

Bookings are essential. Times available: 10.00am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm.

Virtual Reality – Come & Play at Cannonvale Library

Cannonvale Library QLD CANNNONVALE

Celebrate Adult Learners Week at Cannonvale Library.

Virtual Reality- VR lets you immerse yourself in a computer-simulated reality which replaces the real world with a 3D digital world.

Explore VR environment using State Library of Queensland’s VIVE VR equipment and Google Cardboard Goggles.

Bookings not required.  For more information, call 07 4846 9400.

RAA Learner’s Workshop

Playford Stretton Centre Library SA Munno Para

Have you always been looking at getting your car licence but wasn’t sure where to start?

Come to this free info session on getting your licence. The session will also include information on purchasing your first car, car insurance and much more.

DETAILS:

Saturday 7 September

11AM-12PM

Free, bookings required

Stretton Centre Library

Encounter learning over morning tea

Encounter Centre SA Victor Harbor

The Encounter Centre is holding a morning tea to celebrate Adult Learners Week (ALW) on Monday, September 2, with all welcome.

Located in Victor Harbor, the Encounter Centre has run adult education programs for over 12 years, with the help and expertise of volunteer tutors.

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Literacy for Life (LFL) are two of the centre’s groups.

These groups will be hosting the morning tea from 10am to 12pm.

The ESL and LFL programs have assisted people from a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds develop skills in English language and literacy.

ALW Education for Sustainability Tasmania Panel Discussion

Hobart Library TAS HOBART

Hear from members of Education for Sustainability Tasmania; a United Nations recognised centre of expertise. Education for Sustainability Tasmania is a network of leaders in sustainability research, training and education, working towards social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability using education as a central tool.

Panel members for the discussion

Corey Peterson – Sustainability Manager at UTas and president of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability. Corey has been active in sustainability issues in Tasmania since arriving via an Antarctic research vessel over 20 years ago.

Nel Smit – Education Strategist for Greening Australia, based at the Sustainability Learning Centre. Nel’s life-long focus has been on nature based education, supporting teachers and engaging students and the community in developing a sense of place and caring for the natural world.

Silvana Bettiol – Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Communicable Disease at UTas School of Medicine. Silvana is working towards improving sustainability practices in public health with a focus on dental health, with examples from Tasmania and across Australia.

Ingrid Albion – The Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Ranger Program promotes sustainable futures by encouraging visitors and the local community to connect with and value our natural and cultural heritage and see our parks and reserves as a platform to improve health and wellbeing.

Rose Bray – Ten Lives Cat Center. Edu.Cat is an exciting Australian-first curriculum aligned feline education program focusing on fostering responsible cat ownership with the aim to create social change in how people care for cats and protect wildlife.

Ruth Osborne – Facilitator of EfS Tas. Living sustainably is essential for the wellbeing of individuals, communities, and the planet and we can all take positive steps to make a difference.

If you have any accessibility requirements or questions, please contact us at Hobartlend.library@education.tas.gov.au or on (03) 6165 5597

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Fundamental cooking skills

TAFE SA SA Adelaide

This project introduces participants to fundamental cooking skills to foster their ability to plan, shop for and cook healthy, inexpensive and nutritious meals.

The project will promote confidence, acknowledgement of an ability to learn, increased social skills, and provide pathways to further education or volunteering.

Orientation of commercial kitchens

TAFE SA SA Adelaide

This project will provide participants with a gateway to careers in commercial cookery. In a vocational education environment, participants will learn about the workings of a commercial kitchen, knife and pan skills and cook some simple dishes. If you’ve ever considered cookery as a career, this is the course for you.

Dress code: Closed footwear.