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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

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:
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  • PRACE 2018 AGM by admin Yesterday
    PRACE held its annual general meeting last night. Thank you to all who attended. As always the meeting gives us a wonderful opportunity to reflect on all the activity of the past year and acknowledge all those who have supported … The post PRACE 2018 AGM appeared first on PRACE.
  • From Level 4 English to Volunteering by admin Tuesday
    Celebrating National Volunteer Week on Monday, we reflected on how our wonderful volunteers find us. Some come through volunteer networks or know us through our community presence, and others come to us as former students. Four of our current volunteers … The post From Level 4 English to Volunteering appeared first on PRACE.
  • Celebrating National Volunteer Week by admin May 20, 2018
    Our volunteers are amazing and we love having a national week to express our thanks. In celebration, we held a morning tea this morning at which the Making Connections students presented our volunteers with certificates of appreciation. We are so … The post Celebrating National Volunteer Week appeared first on PRACE.
  • Open Day at East Preston Community Centre by admin May 17, 2018
    Ancy and Adriana attended the second annual Open Day at East Preston Community Centre on Saturday, May 12th. It provided an opportunity to connect with local residents and other service providers, promote the range of programs and courses at PRACE, … The post Open Day at East Preston Community Centre appeared first on PRACE.
  • Deb Vallely on opening panel for Celebrate the Journey Conference by admin May 13, 2018
    We are very pleased to announce that PRACE’s Deb Vallely has been invited by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre to sit on the opening panel of their state conference Celebrate the Journey: Surviving to Thriving Through Vocational Education and Training. Taking … The post Deb Vallely on opening panel for Celebrate the Journey Conference appeared first on PRACE.
  • 2018 Nominations to PRACE‚Äôs Board of Management by admin May 9, 2018
    Nominee Barbara Matthews Board members serve for a term of two years.       The post 2018 Nominations to PRACE’s Board of Management appeared first on PRACE.
  • PRACE Annual General Meeting 2018 by admin Apr 30, 2018
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WHEN:  Thursday, May 24th 2018 WHERE:  Merrilands Community Centre 35 Sturdee Street, Reservoir TIME: 5:00pm   ALL WELCOME – PLEASE RSVP 9462 6077 or email office@prace.vic.edu.au Light refreshments will be provided Please contact  secretary@prace.vic.edu.au for a copy of PRACE Inc. membership … The post PRACE Ann...