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:
  • Visit to ‘You Turn’ in Geelong by admin Feb 19, 2018
    On Friday, PRACE  staff, Lauren and Adriana, visited Diversitat’s ‘You Turn’ Project in Geelong. The facility provides a wonderful opportunity for young people to experience hands-on trades training in mechanics, spray painting, panel beating and carpentry.  VCAL and pre-accredited programs are run … The post Visit to ‘You Turn’ in ...
  • Volunteering offers endless rewards by admin Feb 12, 2018
    At PRACE we love it when our volunteers embrace an opportunity to share their knowledge and skills with others!   Yesterday one of our volunteers, Briare, led a wonderfully informative segment on how to access library services online during one … The post Volunteering offers endless rewards appeared first on PRACE.
  • Hospitality Basics- Starts March 8th by admin Feb 12, 2018
    Have you ever thought about a career in hospitality? Now is the time to act.   Our Hospitality Basics course will give you the basic skills needed to work as a Kitchen Hand or Front of House service in a … The post Hospitality Basics- Starts March 8th appeared first on PRACE.
  • SEEKING: Facilities Administration Officer by admin Feb 11, 2018
    PRACE is seeking a self-motivated and well organized individual to coordinate their facilities in the northern metropolitan region of Melbourne. The person will have the ability to provide excellent client service, support community groups, prepare and manage reports, maintain contracts, … The post SEEKING: Facilities Administration Officer appeared first on PRACE.
  • School’s back!  by admin Feb 4, 2018
    Last week was very busy at PRACE as our new students found their feet and continuing students returned to their studies after a long summer break. This is what a couple of our returning English language (EAL) students had to … The post School’s back!  appeared first on PRACE.
  • SEEKING: EAL Teacher by admin Feb 1, 2018
    PRACE is seeking a sessional EAL teacher. Teaching 15 hours on Mondays 9.15 to 2.45pm, and Tuesday to Thursday 12.30 to 3.30 pm. For full details please see the position description below. PD EAL Teacher 2018 15 hrs TO APPLY … The post SEEKING: EAL Teacher appeared first on PRACE.
  • SEEKING: Transition Education Teacher for 2018 by admin Jan 23, 2018
    PRACE is seeking a teacher for Certificate I in Transition Education 22301VIC for 2018. HOW TO APPLY Please submit Resume and Selection Criteria as part of your application. You must address all of the selection criteria in the position description … The post SEEKING: Transition Education Teacher for 2018 appeared first on PRACE.