The Learning Works Project
Learning Works is the Adult Community Education strategy of PBA FM in the Adelaide suburb of Salisbury, South Australia. Since 2005, several funded projects have been produced, in addition to the weekly Learning Works programs broadcast weekly from 2005 to 2011. The Learning Works Project is produced and presented by Tony Ryan.
Here are links to current and recent projects. Details of earlier projects will be found here.
Living Outback (2013)
Details of this 15-part series will be added to this website in the weeks prior to broadcast from the first week of April 2013. Living Outback is produced with support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
The Big Screen (2011 - 2013)
The monthly film reviews, by journalist, writer and TV Director John J McGowan, are heard on the first Thursday of each month, at 1030am (Central Australian Time) on PBA FM – 89.7 on the FM band in Adelaide. The Big Screen is also heard via live streaming through www.pbafm.org.au John’s earlier film reviews, broadcast from 2005 in Learning Works, will be found here.
Park Friends (2012, and repeated in 2013)
With funding from the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, the Park Friends project was produced in consultation with the Friends of Blackhill and Morialta Inc. Park Friends is scheduled for a repeat broadcast from early July 2013.
The Law Spot – Young People, Parents and Schools (2011, and repeated in 2012)
Funded by The Law Foundation of South Australia, this award-winning series looks at rights and responsibilities, and a detailed look at young people and their use of digital technology.
Learning Works (2005 – 2011)
Developed as a Community Learning radio and internet initiative, with support from the ACE and Community Partnerships Unit of the Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology in South Australia, the weekly radio program Learning Works had two main strands of programs:
Strand 1 – A Learning Society
Learning Works will showcase - in its many forms - adult learning in action, and feature the learning journeys and transitions of adults who have returned to learning, or who have overcome disadvantage of many kinds to achieve their goals, including and especially in the workplace.
Strand 2 - Community Learning Resources
Learning Works will develop radio and online audio Community Learning resources in a variety of areas, including health, media, science, social history, justice and legal issues. Educators in schools and in adult education, as well as individual listeners with an interest in utilizing mp3 audio and related online files, are invited to visit the Learning Works website
PBA FM acknowledges the assistance of the South Australian Government for the Learning Works project, through the ACE and Community Partnerships Unit of the Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology.
PBA FM also gratefully acknowledges additional funding or support from
• Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board
The Learning Works website is in the very capable hands of Barbara Campion.
Producer / Presenter
The Learning Works project is coordinated for PBA FM in Adelaide by Tony Ryan.
Learning Works - linking community radio and lifelong learning