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National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 27 May to 3 June, is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

18-24 May 2020

During the COVID 19 restrictions, our wonderful volunteers are continuing to support our students, by phone, or Via Zoom on the computer, or ipad. They are providing not just help with English, but are keeping in contact with students who are isolated. 

 

PROGRESS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

During COVID-19 lockdown, Farnham Street has smoothly transitioned to remote and online learning using various platforms like Zoom, WhatsApp, Facetime etc. For students in lower level English classes, who have limited computer knowledge or access, educational packs have been mailed out. The teachers are following up regularly to work through the lessons and provide emotional support.

We also setup a social contact plan to ensure that none of our participants would feel isolated or vulnerable.

While the centre at Farnham Street is not open to the public but we are still running classes for our students.

Supporting our community and students is the essence of Farnham street, however, the health and safety must be the priority.

We expect most of our classes will be up and running again in Term 3 , however we will await government advice on this. We are available by phone on 9376 9088 or email at info@fsnlc.net.

For any information on coronavirus call the helpline 1800 020 080. If you are feeling unwell call the dedicated helpline 1300 651 160 or speak to your doctor and mention your symptoms or call 131 450 if you need to speak to a translator.

Farnham Street won the 2020 NHVic Community Development Award for their Resilient Refugee Youth program.

This project improves the quality of life for young, newly arrived refugees by matching them up with a Mentor who is responsive to their individual needs, providing them with guidance and assistance to achieve their personal, educational and professional goals.

Protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking appropriate precautions. To prevent the spread of COVID-19:

Book Huddle is a time to enjoy a short story read out aloud and discussed together

at Crown St Stables Cafe

40 Crown St, Flemington

Postponed until further notice due to COVID-19 Restrictions.

Reading Matters is reading with a difference!

Time for adults to relax and have a story read out aloud to them. Come along and just listen or follow along with your own copy of the book. Enjoy the beauty of English, understand new words and join into lively discussions. One book will be read over a 10 week period. Sessions are free.

Still operating with online delivery.

For all enquiries please contact: FSNLC on 9376 9088 to register your interest.

 


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Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre 

Address: 28 Farnham Street Flemington Vic 3031

Phone: 03 9376 9088   Fax: 03 9376 7739


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COVID news

During COVID-19 lockdown, Farnham Street has smoothly transitioned to remote and online learning using various online platforms.

Farnham Street singers are enjoying singing together in a virtual choir led by Ruth on Zoom.

The Computer classes are still being run online using different online learning platforms.

The Community gardening class at Farnham Street is still being held following the COVID-19 recommendations to make sure it is safe for participants