Category Archives: Education
The WEA programme for term 2 is now available. The WEA, or Workers Educational Association, runs affordable and informal classes and talks for adults mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends from their premises in Gloucester St.
Term 4 adult and community classes at Papanui High School start on October 29. A range of courses is on offer, including cooking, fitness and health, arts and crafts, music and house and garden. For more information visit the website: … Continue reading
Robyn Alderson is a non-profit, independent, community fitness instructor offering Yoga/Pilates pre-choreographed fitness classes in St Albans twice a week. The classes are held at Colleen Murray Dance studio at 520 Cranford Street from 6.30pm on Wednesdays and 8.30am on … Continue reading
Do you know someone who is deaf but have difficulties communicating with them? The local branch of the Deaf Association is running a New Zealand sign language evening course once a week for six weeks starting on Thursday, August 1.
Location: Corner Bristol Street and Berry Street Time: June 29 from 9am Description: A garage sale is being held to raise funds to send eight residents from Independence House in Bristol Street to the Special Olympics. The sale is being … Continue reading
The choir known as Rockers of Ages now offers dance classes. Classes for term 2, run by Maganui Stewart, recommence on May 7 at 1pm in Forfar Courts. The classes are for everyone but seen as especially beneficial to older … Continue reading
The Delta Community Centre in Richmond is running an organic veggie course shortly to encourage Christchurch residents to grow healthy vegetables. The two hour a week course runs for eight weeks and will be held in the Baptist Church Lounge … Continue reading
Trainee teachers at the Christchurch College of English on the College of Education campus in Ilam are offering free ESOL classes in the afternoons during termtimes. The classes run for about a month and the teachers are supervised by experienced … Continue reading
Yoga classes offering a mixture of Hatha and Ashtanga taught in a flow sequence are being offered at the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind premises early on Wednesday evenings.
Eight young pupils at St Albans Primary School have been helping to trial computer game software The Number Race to improve their numeracy skills, according to this recent Press article. Software tools are being developed by people like University of … Continue reading
The WEA is running a series of lectures on the topic of Our Changing City from 1.30 – 2.30pm on Wednesday afternoons for five weeks at 59 Gloucester Street. Entry by gold coin. The talks began on February 13 and … Continue reading