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Language Lesson from EAL B Students

Can you imagine walking into a classroom where the only language spoken is totally unfamiliar? The teacher can’t speak your language and the alphabet is completely different from the one you know… …welcome to an English as an Additional Language …

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Excursion to Federation Square

On Tuesday, 11th December Assunta’s Preliminary English and Marina’s Course in EAL students had an excursion to the city. They caught the train and headed to Flinders Station. From there they walked around Federation Square looking at all the Christmas …

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SEEKING: EAL Teacher-Sessional – 1 year fixed term

PRACE is seeking a sessional EAL teacher. Teaching 15 hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.15 to 2.45pm. Plus 7.5 hours paid teaching related administration. Attend paid staff meetings fortnightly – Tuesdays 3.45pm to 5.15pm. For full details please see …

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2019 SEMESTER 1 COURSE GUIDE – OUT NOW

PRACE 2019 Semester 1 Course Guide (January-June) is now available. Courses include: English Preliminary – Level 3 Barista Basics Hospitality Basics Bookkeeping & MYOB Carpentry Trade Taster Computer Courses Cert III in Education Support – Teacher’s Aide CHC30213 Adult Literacy …

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Visit from the Victorian Electoral Commission

The Victorian State election is only days away and our EAL students are now more familiar with this topic thanks to a highly informative visit from Victorian Election Democracy Ambassador, Alison. During the lead up to voting day, Democracy Ambassadors …

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Preston Market Scavenger Hunt

On Thursday 15th November our EAL students enjoyed a day of fun and interactive outdoor learning at Preston Market. Our EAL teachers added an extra element of excitement to this outing by creating a Preston Market scavenger hunt. This activity saw …

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A Better Understanding of the Barriers to Employment for the CALD Community

During our EAL teachers’ meeting yesterday, Reconnect placement student Lizzie Harding facilitated a thought-provoking discussion.  Lizzie, who is completing her Master of Social Work degree at RMIT, reflected upon the research she has carried out during her time at PRACE. …

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Surf Lifesaving Victoria Comes to Merrilands

Last week Life Saving Victoria (LSV) visited PRACE and delivered an important presentation on beach safety. Our EAL students were in attendance, many of whom were unfamiliar with some of the hazards associated with swimming in the ocean and bay. …

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Learning Materials Trial for Cancer Screening Initiatives

Earlier this year we were fortunate to receive support from the Cancer Council Victoria and BreastScreen Victoria to develop educational materials aimed at raising awareness about breast and bowel cancer screening services. With this funding we were able to create …

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From Level 4 English to Volunteering

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 …

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