September 2005

Program summaries for Take Time, and for selected programs, some additional resources for listeners to follow up on the program.

2 September 2005

You learn a lot on the farm
Learn @ Work - Program 1 of 6

There is an enormous range of skills needed to successfully manage a farm. In this program, a farming family in Geranium in South Australia’s Murray Mallee talks about their work, and a scheme to identify and formally recognise their many skills.
Contributors: Leanne Isaacson, John Isaacson, Roger Nourse

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Friday 9 September

It’s more than stacking the shelves
Learn @ Work - Program 2 of 6

Working in a supermarket is more than checkout duties or stacking shelves. Today, we visit an Adelaide supermarket and hear about an internationally successful workplace training program. Contributors: Joseph Romeo, Wing-Yin Chan Lee, Debbie Sleader, Matthew Goldman

Meet Alan Tuckett – National Guest for Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners’ Week commenced in the UK in 1990, and was first held here in Australia in 1995. Alan Tuckett played a seminal role in establishing Adult Learners Week, now celebrated n some 68 countries around the world. During his visit to Adelaide in the past week, Alan Tuckett gave this exclusive interview to Tony Ryan – he talks about the joy of learning, and gives some interesting background from the UK.
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Pictured left: Alan Tuckett at the launch of Adult Learners' Week

Friday 16 September

Redundancy – learning helps!
Learn @ Work - Program 3 of 6

It may be very difficult at the time, but good workplace training programs, combined with strong management support, can assist workers going through significant career change. Contributors: Toni Flynn, Mark Cahill

Understanding Cancer
Also in the program today, Liz Abell from the Cancer Council of SA joins Tony Ryan in the studio, together with someone who is able to speak about living with cancer from personal experience – they speak about understanding cancer and the supports that are available both to people living with cancer and their families.

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Friday 23 September

Volunteers learn too!
Learn @ Work - Program 4 of 6

The role that volunteers play in the community and in many workplaces is often overlooked. Recorded in Coonalpyn in South Australia’s Murray Mallee, this program looks at the training that volunteers in an adult community education centre gain to plan and produce a regular community newspaper. Contributors: Denise Richardson, Terry Natt, and volunteers at The Learning Hub

Film Review
Take Time’s film critic John McGowan presents another of his regular film reviews - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Friday 30 September

Learning for Aboriginal apprentices
Learn @ Work - Program 5 of 6

Over one hundred Aboriginal students in South Australia are currently upgrading their skills through the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program. A young student from Quorn who has completed her training as a hairdresser and her training mentor are both interviewed in this program. And we hear about an award-winning aged care training program at Coober Pedy.
Contributors: Rob Lucas, Kellie Fulwood


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