Continue reading Winners are Grinners at the Whittlesea Show!

Winners are Grinners at the Whittlesea Show!

We done to all Participants who entered their artwork, baked goods and crafts into the Whittlesea Show. The results were outstanding and reflected the hard work and dedication shown by Participants. Some of the award winners and entries can be seen below.  

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Continue reading Neale and Tanya Interviewed on PhoenixFM 106.7

Neale and Tanya Interviewed on PhoenixFM 106.7

Tanya and Neale were out and about with the Lifeskills Bendigo group and found the opportunity to talk a bit about Lifeskills’ NDIS supports and foundation-skills accredited training and the difference this has made to Participant’s lives. The interview starts at 12 minutes, enjoy!

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Continue reading Latrobe Lifeskills Change of Ownership – Special Announcement

Latrobe Lifeskills Change of Ownership – Special Announcement

Latrobe Lifeskills recently announced a change in ownership, as of Tuesday 9 October. For details of the change, click here. More to follow in the October newsletter.

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Continue reading Market Wednesdays at La Trobe University Bundoora

Market Wednesdays at La Trobe University Bundoora

You can now get your hands on hand-made jewellery, craft and woodwork items made and designed by Lifeskills Participants . With items priced from $0.50, you can pick up a new creation with some spare change. Woodwork items are made to order and include tea light candle holder, lolly dispenser and money box. There’s also…

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Continue reading A Phonics Approach to Literacy at Lifeskills

A Phonics Approach to Literacy at Lifeskills

Literacy and Numeracy are the building blocks upon which other learning is built – that’s why we call them ‘Foundation Skills’. They are crucial in helping Participants navigate the world around them with confidence and independence. It is therefore important for us Trainers & Assessors to stay across the latest teaching trends in these subjects.…

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Continue reading Clever Creations in the Studio!

Clever Creations in the Studio!

Woodwork Creations in the Studio! Since the Studio re-opened a few months ago at the Bundoora campus, Participants have wasted no time trying new projects and using new tools. We’re incredibly impressed with the latest design; a wooden lolly jar! Comprising many different parts and features, Participants put these together in only a couple of…

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Continue reading Using coffee grounds in the garden!

Using coffee grounds in the garden!

Did you know that coffee is good for the garden? Adding coffee grounds as a mulch or by composting is a great way to make use of something that would otherwise take up space in a landfill. Caffeine in soil is thought to be an effective pest controller, some claim that coffee grounds can be used…

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