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We hope you enjoy this term's edition of Glen Eira Adult Learning centre's GEALC Gazette, a one-stop destination for finding out more about our new computer, English language  and workplace skill programs,  as well as ways to get involved in community activities.
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Term 3 started on Monday 11 July 2016. Click here to check the brochure for program details.

GEALC .... Celebrating 30 Years!!
 
GEALC first opened its doors in 1986 so this year we are celebrating 30 years of being a part of the community. Our celebrations kicked off with a successful Multicultural Lunch on 16 March! Our students showcased recipes from our new cookbook entitled ‘Tastes That Take Us Home”.  See below for more information!

Multicultural Cookbook

Celebrating 30 years with “TASTES THAT TAKE US HOME”

GEALC’s students who come from over 55 different countries, have created a Multicultural Cookbook entitled “Tastes That Take Us Home” to celebrate its 30 year anniversary. This cookbook not only features recipes from around the world but contains some historical information about GEALC and photos from the past 30 years.

GEALC’s cookbook is now available for purchase at Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre at 419 North Road Ormond or call 9578 8996 or email info@gealc.org.au to purchase a copy.

  • $15.00 (members)
  • $20.00 (non-members)
  • For postal orders $25 within Australia


English language programs 
 
We offer a range of English as an Additional Language classes (EAL) from beginners to advanced. 
Call now to arrange a free Placement Interview with our Education Coordinator on 9578 8996. 
 ALL students need to enrol before going to class. 
 
Computer programs 
 
We offer a range of computer classes to suit all learning needs from beginners to advanced. For more information click here:
  • Let's get Started (Intro to Windows, Internet & Email)
  • Moving on (Next Step in Windows, Internet & Email)
  • DYS 1, 2 & 3 (Microsoft Office Programs)
  • Let's Get Digital (Digital Technology)
  • Using your iPad
  • * NEW! Get to know Windows 10


Skill development programs 
 
We offer a range of daytime/evening skill development programs that will assist you in improving your skills to gain employment:
  • Intro to Event Management
  • Intro to Business Administration
  • Mind Your Own Business (MYOB)
  • * NEW! Medical Reception
  • * NEW! Building Employability Skills


Personal development programs
 
GEALC offers a range of stimulating and rejuvenating personal development programs to improve health and wellbeing.
  • * NEW! Chi Yoga
  • * NEW! Mindfulness 1 & 2
  • * NEW! French for Beginners

Medical Reception Program ... takes off!
 
Our new Medical Reception course is proving to be a great success! The first course (MR1) started in April  with 11 participants. These students are currently completing MR2 and will then learn how to use the medical reception software, PRACSoft. 

One student has already found a job and the other students have commented on how much they are enjoying this course.  There's a lot to learn, but Kerrie, the tutor, is guiding everyone through the medical terminology, step by step!

A new MR1 program commenced on 21 July with 11 students again!  This is a wonderful opportunity to find casual work in the medical industry. So if you are interested in learning this program - you better get in quick. We are already taking enrolments for Term 4!

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UPCOMING!!

 
ADULT LEARNERS’ WEEK 2016 - 1 to 8 September
Bring a Friend!- Bring a friend along to classes during Adult Learners’ Week and GEALC will give you a $10 voucher off any GEALC course offered during Term 4 2016 (for both you and your friend!)

Join our
MYSTERY BUS Excursion! We will be going on an mystery bus excursion (to the Mornington Peninsula) on Tuesday 6 September during Adult Learners’ Week—join us on this fun social trip for just $20.00!  Ask reception or call GEALC for more details!
 


Senior's Festival

The Victorian Seniors Festival is an annual celebration for seniors held every year in October.

GEALC will be celebrating the Victorian Seniors Festival by holding a FREE 45-minute trial iPad session on Wednesday 5 October from 10.00 to 12.00pm.  DON’T MISS OUT on this exciting event!! Tell your friends and family!

 

Bookings Essential!!!

 
NEW COURSES!!



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