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Community Notices

Festival of Adult Learning


ACE Aotearoa is running a nationwide Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga for the week of 3 - 9 September.

Funding is available for individuals and organisations who would like to run an event to celebrate or promote learning or learners in their community during the festival.     



Hindi Language Week is from 7-14 September. The Hindi Language and Culture Trust celebrating with resources for school lessons as well as a cultural evening and speech competition. Entries close 20th August.



The 16th National CLESOL Conference for Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages is in Christchuch from 5th-7th October, 2018.