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:
  • Walktober: Week 2 by admin Oct 12, 2018
    We are now in Week 2 of our school-wide walk challenge, Walktober! During Walktober PRACE students and staff are making an extra effort to get outside and get active for the month of October. We have challenged ‘Team PRACE’ to … The post Walktober: Week 2 appeared first on PRACE.
  • More Bicycle Donations – Thank You, VMSA! by admin Oct 8, 2018
    The response from our students for bicycles was so great that we put out the call for more bicycle donations. We would like to thank the Victorian Men’s Shed Association for answering our call and facilitating the donation and delivery … The post More Bicycle Donations – Thank You, VMSA! appeared first on PRACE.
  • Walktober by admin Sep 24, 2018
    Get your sneakers on, Walktober is coming! This October PRACE staff and students will be walking for good health. Big steppers will be rewarded for hitting the pavement in and around PRACE with healthy and locally sourced prizes! The post Walktober appeared first on PRACE.
  • Community News – October 2018 by admin Sep 24, 2018
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  • Staff Meeting with a Lesson in Robotics by admin Sep 24, 2018
    Last week PRACE staff got together for a fun and social all-staff meeting. During this event, PRACE managers, Paddy McVeigh and Libby Barker, reflected upon the many accomplishments our organisation has achieved over the school term. The PRACE mural is … The post Staff Meeting with a Lesson in Robotics appeared first on PRACE.
  • Bicycles… Rolled in Just in Time for the Holidays by admin Sep 20, 2018
    Our End-of- Term Morning Tea was made even more festive with staff from the Department of Justice and Regulation delivering over 50 bicycles for donation to PRACE students just in time for the school holidays.  Department of Justice and Regulation staff members Kiera … The post Bicycles… Rolled in Just in Time for the Holidays appeared first on PRACE.
  • The Circus Comes to Town! by admin Sep 20, 2018
    In term three our PRACE End-of-Term Morning Tea was filled with surprises! This term VCAL hosted our much-loved event and wowed our students, teachers and staff with a show-stopping circus performance.  For months the VCAL students have been practicing and … The post The Circus Comes to Town! appeared first on PRACE.