Are you a young Mum – 19 years and under? Would you like to be a part of a program that prioritises your needs while your child is looked after? Would you like to meet other young Mums? Djerriwarrh is excited to launch a new program dedicated to helping young mothers in and around Melton. […]
News & Events
Djerriwarrh has a new resource for teaching adult literacy and introducing our students to public libraries. Our new resource Welcome to the Library was launched at Melton Library on Friday 27 September. The resource consists of an adult reader and a video ‘rap’ as well as teaching resources designed for an adult learning environment. Welcome […]
Help us celebrate Adult Learners’ Week by joining our FREE Coffee Art Workshop. Our amazing professional barista trainer will demonstrate different forms of coffee art. Each participant will have the opportunity to have a go (if they wish) and enjoy a complimentary coffee*. When: Tuesday 5 September Where: Djerriwarrh, 239 Station Rd Melton 3337 Time […]
We are excited to announce that from July 1st, Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services, trading as Learning for Employment, will be offering the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).
Djerriwarrh is currently recruiting for roles across our programs as well as seeking Expressions of Interest from potential Board Members.
Have you ever wondered what Djerriwarrh’s Work for the Dole Coordination team do? They don’t place jobseekers in Work for the Dole activities, so what do they actually do? Three fantastic organisations that host Work for the Dole activities have collaborated with Djerriwarrh to produce this video about our Work for the Dole coordination services.
On Tuesday 16 May Djerriwarrh hosted a road safety day for our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) students. The City of Melton supported this event and allowed us to provide an in car simulator. In their classes the students had been learning about community safety, in particular road safety. At the road safety day […]
On Tuesday 16 May Djerriwarrh began our first ever course at the Woodlea Estate in Rockbank. We are expanding from our established locations of Melton, Sunshine and Sunbury to Woodlea’s new Smart Learning Hub, which located in the Woodlea Display Village. The Smart Learning Hub is a dedicated learning space which includes leading edge technology […]
Natalie Nawrocki is a SEE teacher at Djerriwarrh and her ‘Kim Loves Life’ reader has been selected as a ‘Learn Local Project – Showcasing Innovation in Teaching Practice’. Funded by Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE), this initiative set out to select 8 innovative teaching projects Victoria wide, showcasing projects via YouTube The reader ‘Kim […]
Congratulations to the Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, winner of Djerriwarrh’s first ever Work for the Dole Host of the Year Award. The Louis Joel Centre not only ran their own successful activity but assisted the Altona Senior Citizens Club with their activity. On Thursday 8 September, Djerriwarh’s Work for the Dole Coordinators hosted […]
On Thursday 8 September Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services received a Learn Local Legend Award as part of the 2016 Victorian Learn Local Awards. These awards cover Learn Locals throughout Victoria. Nominated by the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) North Western Metropolitan Regional Council, the nomination recognises the outstanding contribution made by Djerriwarrh Community […]
Sue-Rae King is the hard working and dynamic organizer at Altona Senior Citizens’ Club. Sue-Rae has worked with Djerriwarrh’s Work for the Dole Coordinators to develop a Work for the Dole project which benefits both the Senior Citizens’ Club and local jobseekers. Sue-Rae ‘had been looking for something to boost membership and funds’ and Work […]
The Melton/ Moorabool L2P program celebrated six years of operation with a 2015 Christmas BBQ outside Melton Community Hall in December. With over 11,500 driving hours, over 250 young people accessing the program and 90 probationary licences achieved through L2P, the program has been extremely successful in preparing local safe and skilled drivers for our […]
Young, motivated and inspiring, Ben began his learning journey at Djerriwarrh in the Certificate IV Disability course in October 2014. He is currently undertaking a weekly work placement component with Merrimu as part of his course.
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services wish to invite you to attend the inaugural meeting of the Sensory Garden Project.
A group of local students began their culinary journey in the Healthy Cooking on a Budget and Café Skills course at Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in July 2014. They sliced, baked and grilled to perfection under the guidance of trainer Vivian.
Melton’s L2P learner driver mentor program has helped 70 young people gain their probationary licences. The program began five years ago at Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services and is so popular there are more than 18 learner drivers on the waiting list for lessons.
An avid book reader with a particular interest in biographies, Wendy aspires to be a full-time teacher aide. She received excellent ratings in her assessments which boosted her self-esteem and confidence levels.
Inspired by his daughter and an ambition to give back to the community, Gary took on a career change after twenty-five years in the security industry. He enrolled into the Certificate III in Home and Community Care & Certificate in III Aged Care course with Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in February 2014.
Five participants from the Basic Cooking and Life Skills program cooked up a storm and served patrons at Djerri’ Cafe @ Djerriwarrh on 17 June 2014. The team baked, cooked and prepared sumptuous meals as part of their learning experience in the program.