The Wellington Eastern Suburbs Commuity Education courses are a new initiative for 2019. The first courses began in March and we are thrilled to be offering this again for Term 3. If you are interested in a course please sign up below. All courses have a limited number of spaces available.


Te Hiringa o Te Reo

Thursdays
5.30 - 7pm
Thu 8 August - Thu 12 September

Tutor: Kevin Hotu

Course provided by Whitireia

 

The Term 3 course is now full. Due to the shorter term and busy time of year there will be now Term 4 course. However if you would like to be notified when Term 1 courses open for 2020 please complete the registration form.

Learn te reo Māori though this free beginner’s programme. Learn at your own pace with support from tutor Kevin Hotu.

Te Hiringa o Te Reo is a language resource designed specifically for those who are interested in learning basic Māori language. Participants will be supplied with a language resource pack consisting of recordings on a USB flash drive and a workbook that participants can work through at their own pace. All you need to bring along to these classes is a notebook and a pen. A team of first-language speakers have created this programme to provide a basic understanding of te reo Māori. The programme also includes a selection of well-known waiata and karakia.

This course is free for NZ Citizens and Residents 16 and over. Participants are required to supply evidence of identity.

“The classes have been amazing, the tutors are great and make learning Te Reo so much fun. I’m so glad my son and I have done it. Only downside is that it’s only a six week course!” - Term 1 participants Rajiv & Hanzalah

Tutor: Kevin Hotu. Kevin has been teaching Te Reo at Whitireia for many years and has taught a diverse range of learners in diverse environments. An interesting fact about Kevin is that he was a member of Southside of Bombay best known for their single What's the Time, Mr Wolf?

This course has a minimum of 20 and maximum of 25 spaces available. Spaces are allocated on a first come basis and do fill quickly.

 

The Term 3 course is now full. Due to the shorter term and busy time of year there will be now Term 4 course. However if you would like to be notified when Term 1 courses open for 2020 please complete the registration form.


Computers in Homes

Thursdays 5.30-7.30pm
1 August - 26 September
Tutor: Tim Davies-Colley

Course provided by e-learning Porirua

 

The Computers in Homes programme is a 9 week course that will take participants through a basic introduction of your computer, creating and using email, setting up digital documents and storage, online search engines, access to digital news platforms and more. Included during the course is how to apply for jobs online and assistance in setting up job applications. Participants will be guided each step of the way in a supportive, friendly environment. Each participant will complete the course with a certificate. Participants who do not have a working computer may be able to take one home on completion of the course.

The Computers in Homes course is free for beneficiaries. Other participants are required to pay a $50 fee. Devices are provided. Participants need only bring an open mind, ready to learn.

You can sign up in person by contacting Lynda Murray at Email: lovestrathmorepark@gmail.com or Phone: 021 247 9728 or in person at any of these Community Centres: Strathmore Community Centre, Raukawa Community Centre, Miramar Community Centre or Seatoun Village Hall

This course has a limited amount of places available and preference is given to unemployed parents with pre-school or school aged children. The course also has a minimum number of registrations required to go ahead. If this number is not reached the course will not go ahead and registered participants will be contacted.

 

Registrations for this course are completed by contacting Lynda via the information in the course description or visiting one of the Eastern Suburbs Community Centres listed.