Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners Week

Atwea College celebrated internationally recognised Adult Learners Week, highlighting the outcomes of adult learning. The Open Day was held at our Cooks Hills campus on Tuesday the 3rd of September and showcased a number of taster courses, in our well-known area of community education and lifestyle courses. Our award-winning high school, Alesco also opened their […]

High school at Alesco

Not your ordinary ‘Olympics’

You would not typically associate activities such as building a flatpack with the ‘Olympics’. However, for the students at Alesco Senior College, these activities formed part of an important ‘Olympics’ – one which helped develop learning, cooperation, teamwork and respect. The inaugural ‘Alesco Olympics’ brought together more than 80 high school students from campuses of […]

Atwea news

Unlocking potential – A new name for a new start

ATWEA College was launched on 5 April 2019 and unifies the organisation’s seven campuses, almost 100 staff, thousands of students and hundreds of courses and programs across the Hunter and Mid North Coast.

Skills training

Putting knowledge into practice

Kurri Kurri Masonic Village welcomed Cessnock students studying Certificate III in Individual Support

The CAS

Little shop of horrors

In November, WEA Hunter’s Creative Arts Space Committee took on the cult classic ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’

Skills training

Tutor Profile – Grant Walmsley

Grant Walmsley, cofounder of the Screaming Jets, is a familiar face in the music industry and is quickly becoming a familiar face at WEA as a senior trainer in WEA Hunter’s Diploma of Music Industry.

Skills training

Student Profile – Lily Crane

As a budding musician, 17-year-old Lily Crane found just what her heart desired when she discovered that she could not only learn from a local rock star but that she could gain an accredited music industry qualification while she was doing it!

Community partners

Stand Tall Sista

Students of the Alesco Senior Colleges across the region, will be able to undertake self-defence classes in 2019 as part of initiative of local charity Got Your Back Sista and the nib Foundation.

Alesco

Past Student Profile – Caitlin

Year 10 seemed bleak for Caitlin Cooper when her childhood friends excluded her from their new social group and her parents separated.

The CAS

AoCA Youth – LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD AND THE WOLF

The 2018 October holidays saw our first Academy of Creative Arts (AoCA) Youth production, Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf.

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