Preston Reservoir Adult Community Education (PRACE)


PRACE is regarded as a key literacy and numeracy adult education provider in the Northern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne and gained a national and international presence within the field through the development and distribution of a range of literacy resources, paper based and online learning materials. You can find out more about PRACE at their website, prace.vic.edu.au PRACE has been running classes since 1993, at a range of venues including the new Reservoir Neighbourhood House, Merrilands Community Centre, Darebin Youth Resource Centre, East Preston Community Health Centre.

People come to PRACE to study literacy and numeracy, English as a second language (ESL), horticulture, hospitality, retail, information and communicative technologies (ICT), Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL).. and also to experience the rich cultural and community environment at our adult learning places.

e-learning projects at PRACE

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Updates from PRACE

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  • Love Your Sister Foundation by admin Today 12:23 am
    Yesterday, the students at PRACE College had a special visitor, Sam Johnson from Love Your Sister Foundation.  Sam will be working with the students throughout the year as they raise money for the charity in the fight against Cancer. The post Love Your Sister Foundation appeared first on PRACE.
  • Community News – July 2018 Edition by admin Jul 2, 2018
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  • Barista Basics Cafe by admin Jul 2, 2018
    On the last two Fridays of the term coffee lovers have been in heaven at PRACE. As a practical part of their course, our Barista Basics students have provided free coffees from the PRACE canteen and oh, how the caffeine … The post Barista Basics Cafe appeared first on PRACE.
  • Rug up! Winter is here! by admin Jun 27, 2018
    This morning we held our Term 2 Morning Tea and the theme was WINTER and how to keep warm in it. Students learned fun facts about life in the winter season, eg. what is hibernation? and where can you see … The post Rug up! Winter is here! appeared first on PRACE.
  • SEEKING : Reconnect Case Worker by admin Jun 20, 2018
    Reconnect are currently recruiting for a new Case Worker to join the team.   POSITION SUMMARY   The Skills First Reconnect Program, funded by the Victorian Government’s Department of Education, provides those aged 17-64 with access to the wrap-around services … The post SEEKING : Reconnect Case Worker appeared first on PRACE.
  • Technology for Seniors with Darebin U3A by admin Jun 17, 2018
    On Monday, June 4th we celebrated the final day of our 7-week Technology for Seniors course with our wonderful friends from Darebin U3A. This group really gave it their all and made a terrific amount of progress over a short … The post Technology for Seniors with Darebin U3A appeared first on PRACE.
  • FREE Resume Workshop- 4th of July by admin Jun 11, 2018
    The PRACE Reconnect program will be delivering a FREE resume-writing workshop, and resume ‘health check’ service for those wanting one-on-one assistance in fine-tuning their resume. When: Wednesday 4th July Where: East Preston Community Centre – 7 Newton St Reservoir Time: … The post FREE Resume Workshop- 4th of July appeared first on PRACE.