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:
  • PageTurners in QUEST Magazine by admin Apr 8, 2018
    Read about PRACE PageTurners (English readers for adults) in the latest edition of QUEST magazine published by Adult Learning Australia. For more about PageTurners see our website   The post PageTurners in QUEST Magazine appeared first on PRACE.
  • Goodbye¬†Term One, Hello Easter Holidays! by admin Mar 29, 2018
    At PRACE our last few days of the term have been filled with parties and picnics as our teachers and students said farewell to Term One, 2018. These events are enthusiastically embraced by students and teachers alike, as they provide … The post Goodbye Term One, Hello Easter Holidays! appeared first on PRACE.
  • Community News- April 2018 Edition by admin Mar 26, 2018
      The post Community News- April 2018 Edition appeared first on PRACE.
  • Great Day Out at the Darebin Community & Kite Festival by admin Mar 26, 2018
    We had a wonderful time at the Darebin Community & Kite Festival on Sunday. Thankfully, the rain stayed away, the sun was out and the wind was up, so perfect conditions for kite flying as you can see from our … The post Great Day Out at the Darebin Community & Kite Festival appeared first on PRACE.
  • Launch of the Asquith Building at Merrilands Community Centre by admin Mar 21, 2018
    Today PRACE had the pleasure of officially launching this wonderful addition to the Merrilands Community Centre. Situated within the grounds of the Centre, the Asquith building is a fit-for-purpose construction, comprising three community learning spaces with amenities. Generously funded through … The post Launch of the Asquith Building at Merrilands Community Centre appeared first...
  • Congratulations, Latrobe Village graduates! by admin Mar 19, 2018
    This morning our Technology for Seniors program bid farewell to the wonderful folks at Latrobe Village after 8 lovely weeks together. In this short amount of time, participants developed a multitude of skills that will enable them to stay connected … The post Congratulations, Latrobe Village graduates! appeared first on PRACE.
  • Darebin Community & Kite Festival 2018- 25 March 11-4 by admin Mar 19, 2018
    PRACE will have a table at the Darebin Community & Kite Festival on Sunday, 25 March, 11am-4pm. The festival is a  ‘fun, free and immersive event, presenting a range of activities for all ages including performances, workshops, kids’ art and craft … The post Darebin Community & Kite Festival 2018- 25 March 11-4 appeared first on PRACE.