CEDP partners with Marists on a new learning zone

25/7/2016
CEDP partners with Marists on a new learning zone
CEDP partners with Marists on a new learning zone

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta and the Marist Brothers are partnering to open a new pathway for young people who have disengaged from their education. 

The Marist Learning Zone (MLZ) is not a school but aims to connect young people back into learning, and to build their skills in communication, collaboration and general life skills. 

MLZ hopes to prepare young people for a return to school and new learning pathways such as TAFE and employment.

CEDP partners with Marists on a new learning zone
CEDP partners with Marists on a new learning zone


Br Michael Callinan FMS said MLZ is open to all young people of secondary age, as well as young adults, and would offer a different type of learning.

'MLZ doesn’t follow a typical curriculum; it works with the young people using their creativity, problem-solving and interests to engage them in learning opportunities,' Br Michael said. 'Activities will be based on the needs of the young people and will focus on a mix of learner-led, group work and mentoring experiences including music, cooking, creative arts, nutrition and fitness, technology, as well as more academic learning such as literacy and numeracy.'

Marist Learning Zone will open in 2017 at the Aengus Kavanagh Centre, Mount Druitt. 
For more information or to become a mentor, partner, sponsor or donor to support the Marist Learning Zone contact 0474 439 450. 
Posted By Natasha Borg at 25/07/2016 10:36:56 AM
 
   
  
 

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