How wonderful it is to welcome you all to 2022 and to the GEALC News - this is where you will find SO MUCH important information about what is happening at GEALC and in the community. Please be sure to read the News each week when it arrives in your inbox.
While most of our classes remain online for the first 4 weeks, we are so excited to be connecting with you all again - whether you are working on your English, computer skills, job skills, art or yoga, we have missed you and look forward to an excellent year of learning ahead! If you haven't finalised your enrolment please contact Reception on 95788996 or at email@example.com or through our website enrolment page: www.gealc.org.au/brochure/enrol/
COVID is still dominating the news and our lives and in this newsletter we keep you up-to-date with the rules and guidelines and provide you with reliable information about how to stay safe and healthy. Today there is information about WHAT DO DO IF YOU TEST POSITIVE TO COVID and also about getting your BOOSTER. Before we return to face-to-face learning, we will let you know all about GEALC's COVIDsafe policies.
Coming up in March is the GEALC Multicultural Festival. this is always a fantastic, fun day of celebrating diversity with food, music, dance and good company! We would love some of students to perform at the festival so check out the poster and details below and email me if you can help out!
Below you will find details about Neighbourhood House Victoria's new "No Interest Loan Scheme". Good Shepherd is providing loans to health care card and pension card holders for essential goods and services.
CAN YOU SING? DANCE? PLAY MUSIC?
WE WOULD LOVE YOU TO BRING SOME OF YOUR CULTURAL BACKGROUND TO GEALC's FESTIVAL IN OUR SPECIAL STUDENT PERFORMANCES.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or tell your teacher if you would like to perform!
WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP AT THE EVENT. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT TO BE INVOLVED.
"WALK & TALK" BACK IN 2022! WE LOOK FORWARD TO BEING ABLE TO WALK TOGETHER IN THE FRESH AIR SOON (when face-to-face classes start again), BUT UNTIL THEN WE CAN "SIT & TALK" ONLINE! THURSDAYS 12.30-1.00pm ON ZOOM: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/9099350219 CONVERSATION & CONNECTION
CLICK ON IMAGES FOR MORE DETAILS NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSES VICTORIA AND GOOD SHEPHERD ARE OFFERING NO INTEREST LOANS UP TO $1500 FOR ESSENTIAL GOODS AND SERVICES FOR HEALTH CARE CARD/ PENSION CARD HOLDERS. Click the poster for more information:
Your local JOBS VIC Advocate
MONASH LIBRARIES EAL READING CLUB
THIS MONTH... FEBRUARY
4 FEBRUARY IS WORLD CANCER DAY
Healthy Lifestyle : What's your risk?
Did you know that lifestyle choices can make a big difference to your risk of cancer?
World experts estimate that more than half of all cancers could be prevented through a combination of healthy lifestyle and regular screening.
Visit Cancer Australia’s Check your cancer risk tool to assess your individual lifestyle choices including weight and diet, physical activity, alcohol consumption, smoking and sun exposure. Once you have assessed your cancer risk, find out how you can make healthy changes to your lifestyle at our Lifestyle & risk reduction webpage.
CHECK YOUR CANCER RISK HERE https://lifestylerisk.canceraustralia.gov.au/#/
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTS
We ask all GEALC AMEP students to please complete the Individual Pathway Guide (IPG) Form.
This is a requirement for us to receive funding.
Click to complete (approximately 10-15 minutes): https://forms.office.com/r/ZGZ5hK0XjA You only need to complete the form once. Please contact Lindy if you have any difficulty with this.