About our literacy and numeracy service

"Improve your Literacy and Numeracy Skills".

If you are an adult, and having difficulty with reading, writing, spelling or maths — the Learning Centre can help you with:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Spelling
  • Maths

What is Literacy?

Literacy is defined as listening, speaking, reading, writing and critical thinking interwoven with the knowledge of social and cultural practices.

What is Numeracy?

Numeracy involves all types of measurement, distance, time, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and currency in numeric, alpha or symbol forms.

What is Technology?

The Learning Centre can help you with your hardware:

  • Computer
  • Cellphone
  • iPod
  • Voice Recorder
  • Facsimile (Fax)
  • Microwave

We can also help you with software:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher)
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Geni - Your own family tree.


We can help you!

We work with students individually, then when, (or if) you are ready to know more we can work in small groups.

We provide:

  • Literacy Tutor Training
  • Literacy Awareness
  • Computer Literacy
  • Family Literacy
  • Cultural Literacy
  • One-to-one Literacy
  • Numeracy


The Right Of All To Learn

Please refer to Article 26 on the Human Rights Commission website.

Tuition is at no direct cost to the learner and is confidential.

* Please Note - Some courses will only be held if we get enough interest in them. Please ring (04) 570 6020 to enquire about them.


We need trained literacy and numeracy specialists to help us with the demand for our employer and workplace programmes.

If you are interested, you can find out more information on our STAFFING page, or give us a call on (04) 570 6020. We would love to hear from you!