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 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

Read about past projects involving e-learning, flexible learning and learning technologies, for example:

Updates from PRACE

"News from PRACE " has regular updates: here are the headlines:
  • SEEKING: VCAL Teachers for 2018 – Two Positions Available ( 22 hrs & 33 hrs per week) by admin Nov 7, 2017
    PRACE is seeking two VCAL Teachers for 2018. Position one is .4 (22 hrs per week), part-time ongoing. Position two is 33 hours per week,  part-time ongoing. TO APPLY Please submit Resume and Selection Criteria as part of your application. You … The post SEEKING: VCAL Teachers for 2018 – Two Positions Available ( 22 hrs & 33 hrs per week) appeared first on PRACE.
  • Community News- November 2017 Edition by admin Nov 7, 2017
    The post Community News- November 2017 Edition appeared first on PRACE.
  • 2017 NENHN Awards by admin Oct 29, 2017
    Last Thursday PRACE had the pleasure of attending the NENHN (North East Neighbourhood House Network) Awards. We had been selected as a finalist in the Innovative Community Development Initiative Category for our project: Digital Literacy for Older Victorians.  Even though … The post 2017 NENHN Awards appeared first on PRACE.
  • World Teacher’s Day In Australia by admin Oct 26, 2017
    What would we do without all of our wonderful teachers?   Today, on World Teacher’s Day in Australia, we would like to acknowledge the amazing work our teachers do every day.   Their dedication,  commitment  and enthusiasm does not go … The post World Teacher’s Day In Australia appeared first on PRACE.
  • All About Bocce by admin Oct 19, 2017
    It was all about bocce yesterday as the Reservoir Italian Pensioners Club held its Annual Bocce Competition at Merrilands Community Centre. The competitors were clearly enjoying the event and the weather even cooperated with a glimpse of sun at midday. Congratulations … The post All About Bocce appeared first on PRACE.
  • Reconnect Team Clowns Around for McHappy Day by admin Oct 15, 2017
    There was plenty of clowning around when the Reconnect team joined in the McHappy Day fun at McDonalds Northland Homemaker Centre on Saturday, October 14th. Victoria Police, led by ‘Sergeant Pete’ and Darebin Youth Services were also on hand, with … The post Reconnect Team Clowns Around for McHappy Day appeared first on PRACE.
  • Join us for Term 4- Short Courses by admin Oct 1, 2017
    We have a number of short courses starting in Term 4. Contact us for more information 9462 6077.   Computer Essentials Starts: Tuesday 17th October   Adult Literacy Starts: Tuesday 10th October *Potential to join after the start date   … The post Join us for Term 4- Short Courses appeared first on PRACE.