Alesco

Teacher’s Aide of the Year Nomination

  Atwea College and Alesco Senior College are proud to announce that Student Learning and Support Officer Belinda Wells has been nominated for Teacher’s Aide of the Year. Belinda, who now works at our new Abermain Campus, started with Alesco Cessnock in 2016 as a Student Welfare Officer. Before this, she worked with Father O’Riley’s […]

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Business Skills that benefit others

Jessica Bonniface, trainer at Atwea College, considers herself a professional student; “I do not think there has been a time in my life when I have not undertaken some sort of education/learning and I enjoy being able to pass on my learning to others.” Currently teaching Certificate II and III Business Administration (EVET) to year […]

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Student Story – Daizee Watling

Education is a powerful resource that can be used to change the course of someone’s life. Daizee Watling had a crossroads moment at school when she made the change to Alesco Senior College’s Newcastle campus based at Cooks Hill. “I was not fitting in at my previous school and believe that changing to Alesco allowed […]

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Cosi all wrapped up

Cosi has finished and the show was a huge success! Congratulations to the cast and crew on a great performance. Be sure to check out what’s coming up at the CAS. In a burnt-out old theatre adjoining the grounds of a mental hospital in 1970s Australia, a motley crew is assembling. Corralled by the manic […]

Alesco

Life changing education

Akiva Pacey O’Toole was the first student to walk through the doors of Alesco Senior College in Tuncurry at the schools inception in 2016. She used the opportunities Alesco offered her to work on her personal growth and work out where her life would take her. She became a dedicated and determined young lady who […]

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Alesco part of international project

Alesco Senior College recently participated in The Manning River Turtle Conservation Project by making 60 craft turtles using paddle pop sticks, wool and a simple weaving technique.  Their baby turtles will form part of a large mother turtle, covering 8m x 10m and will be photographed from the air by a drone in late May. […]

Skills training

Meet Nerida Blankenzee – Hospitality trainer

With a wealth of experience under her belt, Nerida Blankenzee currently delivers an extensive list of courses at Atwea College including Hospitality, Customer Service, Hygiene, RSA and RCG, Operate A Bar and Barista Coffee Making. Her training involves lots of hands-on practical experience as well the knowledge side of all facets of Barista, Hygiene, Customer […]

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Hospitality Certificate helps Ricki-Lee achieve career goals

Ricki-Lee Paul recently completed her Certificate III in Hospitality at Atwea College, a course she was encouraged to take by her current employer as they saw potential in her and wanted to see her further her knowledge and skills in the industry. “My job provider got me into the course with Atwea College, and as […]

Skills training

Building confidence through upskilling

Quillisa Richardson loves sharing her 22 years of massage therapy experience with her students at Atwea. As a trainer for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, Quillisa enjoys the smaller classes and community feel where you get to know the students on an individual basis for an engaged learning environment. She often tailors content delivery […]

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Atwea welcomes new trainer Tristan Forbes

Tristan Forbes is our newest staff addition to The Creative Arts Space in Hamilton. Teaching the Music Skill Set and the Certificate III in Music Industry, Tristan combines a mixture of core and elective units that assists learners to achieve their goals and contextualize how they can fit it into their own strengths. Tristan endeavours […]

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