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wynlearn.net.au
wyndham's gateway to lifelong learning

Within Find Learning you can:

  • Browse or search a calendar of learning opportunities within Wyndham by clicking on the When & Where text. This section allows you to narrow your search down according to several things including; your learning interests, a favourite provider, or the time of day you would prefer to attend sessions/events. To start the ball rolling with booking into a learning opportunity, you will need to register (see the My WynLearn section below).
  • Find details for Learning Providers in your area by clicking on the Who text and then clicking on a suburb of Wyndham.

Once you've seen what's being offered locally, you might like to get involved in the community of learning within Wyndham by using the Engage in Learning tools. There are a couple of different sections in here:

  • By clicking on the Connect text, you can get a picture of the discussion about learning that's happening within Wyndham currently. After registering with the site (see the My WynLearn box below) you will be able to post your own topics to the forum and start shaping learning in your community.
  • Clicking on the News text gives you access to articles that have been published on the site, as well as news feeds about adult and community education within Australia and links to other relevant organisations locally.

The My WynLearn box is the place to register as a user of the site and start customising WynLearn according to your learning interests. This simply involves clicking on the Register text and filling in a brief form. You will then be sent a password via email which enables you to log in. Logging into WynLearn entitles you to:

  • Begin the process of booking into learning events.
  • Organise to be notified of new opportunities in your interest area by using the alerts tool.
  • Participate in the discussion forums (within the Engage in Learning box) and start dialogue with other local learners.

Links

ACE Vic - Adult and Community Education Victoria

Adult and Community Education (Victoria) Incorporated represents organisations providing community adult education. It is a peak policy, industrial development body within the ACE sector.

http://www.acevic.org.au

ACFE - Adult, Community and Further Education

ACFE provides lifelong learning opportunities for Victorian adults, contributing to their social, economic and cultural development as individuals and members of the Victorian community. The term ACFE is generally used to refer to programs funded by the Government through the Adult, Community and Further Education Board.

http://www.acfe.vic.gov.au

ALA - Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia (ALA) is the national peak body representing organisations and individuals in the adult learning field. We are a not-for-profit entity with both organizational and individual members in all States and Territories who reflect the extraordinary diversity of adult and community learning. They include adult educators in universities, TAFE Colleges, Community Houses and adult community education providers (ACE), as well as community workers, librarians, individual tutors and trainers, volunteers and students.

http://www.ala.asn.au

AMES - Adult Multicultural Education Services

Adult Multicultural Education Services (AMES) is the largest provider of English language and Settlement services in Victoria, in addition to being a major supplier of specialist employment and training services in Melbourne and Sydney. AMES successfully educates and services over 40,000 people every year providing an extensive range of adult education, training and employment programs to a diverse client community.

http://www.ames.net.au

ANHLC - Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres

ANHLC is the Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres. It was established in the early 1970’s as the peak body for Victorian neighbourhood houses and learning centres. ANHLC currently has a membership of over 350, which includes just about all the houses and centres in the state.

http://www.anhlc.asn.au

CAE - Centre for Adult Education

CAE exists to provide learning to the Victorian community through a wide range of programs and services. CAE receives government funding through the Adult Community and Further Education Division (ACFE). This funding supports CAE to deliver accredited courses designed to help adults complete their secondary education and begin or change their career direction. CAE has been in operation for over 60 years and has adapted to meet the continually changing needs of adult learners in Melbourne.

http://www.cae.edu.au

EdNA - Education Network Australia

EdNA's Adult and Community Education (ACE) pages provide access to information and resources for ACE stakeholders including government, communities, students and ACE educators.

http://www.edna.edu.au

Further Education Curriculum Maintenance Manager

FUrther Education Curriculum Maintenance Manager provides quality information and support on training product development and fostering lifelong learning.

http://trainingsupport.otte.vic.gov.au

Laverton Community Centre and Neighbourhood House

The Laverton Community Centre is located on the corner of Crown Street and Railway Avenue, Laverton. Phone: 9369 4866. Courses are available in English, hospitality, computers, bookkeeping, yoga and floral art. The Laverton Community Centre is funded by City of Hobsons Bay; Department of Planning and Community Development; Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE); Department of Education; Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR); Dept. of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development; Department of Family & Community Services and the Sunshine Court Fund.

http://www.lavertoncommunitycentre.com

lerni : multi lingual learning resources for emerging communities

Online multilingual resource kit for ACE (Adult Community Education) providers working with emerging communities Australia wide. * Information promoting the importance of adult learning through HTML, video and online documents * Languages include English, plus 10 key languages of emerging communities from Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia * Contains a series of four introductory computer training workbooks available as a training resource for ACE providers * State by state resource listings, including links to directories, major ACE providers and support organisations. Funded by the Commonwealth through the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

http://www.lerni.net.au

New Hope Foundation

The New Hope Foundation (NHF) has been providing settlement, welfare, advocacy and individual support and referral services for migrants, refugees and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) clients since 1981. Our name reflects our mission to assist migrants and refugees realise their hope of a new life in a new country. New Hope Foundation Werribee run English classes for both beginners and intermediates; a homework support group; sewing classes and computer classes.

http://www.newhope.asn.au

Open Learning Australia

Open Learning Australia allows you to study courses from leading Universities in your own time without going to lectures and working around other commitments.

http://www.ola.edu.au

Skills Victoria

The Skills Victoria website provides information on education and training options to the community including apprentices, trainees, students, teachers, trainers, businesses and employers.

http://www.skills.vic.gov.au

VRQA - Victorian Resigtration & Qualifications Authority

Thinking about study or training? There are exciting opportunities in vocational education and training. Now you can search online to find every accredited vocational education and training course offered in Victoria. You can also find out about the TAFE institutes and training organisations registered to offer these courses. Just go to the website and click on 'Search for a provider or qualification'.

http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au

WAVE - Women in Adult and Vocational Education

WAVE is a national network of women involved in VET, ACE and the broad field of work-related education and training. WAVE provides seminars & workshops, research, policy advocacy and advice, as well as networking on a national and state basis. We are supported within each state by local representation that in turn contributes collaboratively to national events and governance.

http://www.wave.org.au

WCIG - Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc.

Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc. (WCIG) is an innovative, high quality and effective provider of employment services working beside those most affected by unemployment as they seek to find meaningful roles in our community. Serving the needs of Melbourne's Western region since 1986. WCIG continues to remain committed to our local communities. Working closely with jobseekers and employers, WCIG's staff develop sustainable relationships and provide ongoing support to both employees and employers. Some jobs also require specific skills. WCIG run a range of courses designed to teach you what you need in order to qualify for jobs in many industries.

http://www.wcig.org.au