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Selwyn Times: July 11, 2018

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32 Wednesday July 11 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Continuing EduCAtion SELWYN TIMES CWEA - More than just a course! The WEA opposite the Christchurch Art Gallery on Gloucester St, has been offering affordable adult education for over 100 years. A recent survey of participants and tutors shows that it is about more than just the courses it runs. Kazuko who teaches Japanese arts and culture says “It’s my home away from home, a home of learning”. The homely feel and warm welcome you get on stepping through the door indicate an inclusive, caring culture - values which have long been held high at the WEA. With discussion clubs like “The Thinkers Group”, courses on Women’s Suffrage and Armchair travel as well as regular speaker slots called “The Social Issues Soap Box”, a community of learners are being encouraged to explore, analyze and expand their horizons. As our emerging city seeks to position itself as progressive and forward thinking it is clear that this centrally located education hub has a key role to play: it gives us space to reflect on, learn about and challenge the world we see around us - whilst nurturing community both in and outside the classroom. For what’s on visit www.cwea.org.nz drop in or call 366 0285. Volunteers Caroline and Marilyn tend to the garden. Never. Stop. Learning. Canterbury Workers Educational Association www.cwea.org.nz /ph366 0285 NZ Massage Therapy Diplomas by Distance Learning The New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine now offers both the NZ Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage Level 5 and the NZ Diploma in Remedial Massage Level 6 on line, becoming the first private training provider in New Zealand to offer these qualifications nationally by Blended Learning (Distance Learning and Block courses). This exciting development provides learners with choice and flexibility about how and when they study and enables much greater access to these NZQA approved massage qualifications. Both Diplomas are one-year full time courses. Students may study part time if they wish. The course design of both qualifications comprises distance on line learning modules in theory and on campus practical block modules offered either at the College’s Auckland campus or regionally where numbers of enrolments justify this. These block courses ensure students meet the supervised practical requirements to register as a massage therapist with Massage New Zealand. The programmes are taught by very Piano Raewyn Clegg Registered Teacher of Piano and Theory of Music. 29 Lancewood Drive Halswell Ph 322-9377 experienced teaching staff and produce graduates who are equipped with the knowledge and skills required for effective professional clinical practice in either wellness and relaxation massage therapies or in remedial massage therapies. Graduates obtain the latest internationally recognised New Zealand registered qualification in their field and open the door to a wide range of employment opportunities. Students who complete the level 6 programme may pathway to bachelor’s degrees in Massage Therapy. The New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine is proud of its past links with Christchurch and is pleased to now be able to offer Christchurch students the chance to study massage therapy on line at home and in their own way and time. For more information contact the College on 0800 888 518 or (09) 580 2376 or email enrolment@chinesemedicine. ac.nz. new online blended learning courses study wellness and relaxation massage • new Zealand diploma in wellness and relaxation massage, level 5 • new Zealand diploma in remedial massage, level 6 • New flexible learning options, distance and block courses • NZQA approved and accredited • Eligible for loans and allowances • Fees free policy may apply Other courses available in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Health Maintenance. Check our website for more details. enrol now for july 2018 intake Phone: 0800 888 518 | Email: auck@chinesemedicine.ac.nz | 321 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland Refer to website our for open days: www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Wednesday [Edition July 11 datE] 2018 33 5 continuing education Adult and Community Education at Risingholme Community Centre Spring is on the way and we are excited about the courses that are due to start in term 3. There are still spaces available and we are pleased to have some new classes for 2018. The term starts on Monday 30th July 2018 and all class information is available via our website. www.risingholme.org.nz Our new classes include Print Making for Beginners, Drawing and Sketching, Night Photography and Photoshop. We have also developed a new series of classes that focus on sustainability ‘Future Living Skills’ This sustainable living programme is a practical, fun way to learn and use actions, which not only reduce your environmental impacts, but can also save you money and bring you a heathier lifestyle. The ‘Plastics Free’ and ‘Fermented Foods’ workshops although offered separately are also offered as part of the ‘Future Living Skills’ programme. We are continually developing new courses based on the information that we gather from the community, so please check our website regularly for updates. Risingholme’s traditional base of art and craft courses continues to flourish with a full range available at a number of venues. They include fabrics, woodwork skills, cake decorating, health & fitness and well-being, computing, guitar and photography, cooking as well as many others. Have you ever considered learning a new Language we have a number of these that will run throughout the year including NZ Sign, Te Reo Maori, ESOL, Russian Italian, Arabic, German, Spanish and Italian. Language classes run at a variety of levels from Beginners to more advanced. If you can’t find what you are looking for – “Tell us what you would like to learn” For more information on classes at Risingholme, Riccarton High School, Christchurch Girls High School, Shirley Boys High School and Hornby High School, contact Risingholme Community Centre at 332 7359 or email info@ risingholme.org.nz The full programme for Term 3 is on our website at http://www. risingholme.org.nz Adult and Community Education Term 3, 2018 Come learn with us Risingholme Community Centre offers a wide range of short courses, each term, at a range of venues. Shirley Boys’ High School Painting with Acrylics, German Language, Photoshop, Reiki Level 1, Spanish Language Level 3, Te Reo Maori, Thai Cooking, Website Design, Woodwork, Yoga (range of classes). Art of Creativity & Expression, Intro to Coding & Electronics using Arduino, Art of Motion & Dance. Risingholme Community Centre Art (Create with Pastels & Paints, Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with Acrylics), Mindfulness, Cake Decorating, Drawing & Sketching, Embroidery, ESOL, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Pottery, Sewing Skills, Upholstery, Using your Overlocker, Weekend Sewing classes, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork, Woodwork for Women, Zentangle, Weaving, Printmaking, Fermented Foods, Plastics Free, Night Photography. Christchurch Girls’ High School Dressmaking, Embroidery, Te Reo Maori, Watercolour Painting, Drawing & Sketching, Preserving Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs. Hornby High School Sewing Skills, Thai Cooking. Riccarton High School Calligraphy, Level 3 ESOL IELTS, ESOL Business English Intermediate. Indian Cooking, Italian Language, NZ Sign Language (a range of levels), Russian Language, Sewing Skills, Spanish Language, Te Reo Maori, Arabic, A taste of Egyptian cooking, Picture Framing. Full details available on www.risingholme.org.nz Risingholme office at 99 Hawford Road Phone 332 7359 | Email info@risingholme.org.nz www.risingholme.org.nz