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Monday 20 June 2011 at 8.30pm CST

Repeat Friday 24 June 2011 at 9am CST

A Learning Society
Building Family Resilience

Present day pressures on families feature almost daily in our broadcast media and newspapers. With a string of natural disasters in some parts of Australia and with the ever increasing cost of living in Australia, many families need to find every bit of resilience they can muster in order to survive in difficult times. And of course, difficult times in families can have an immediate impact on the education of young people.

The Family Learning Network, an initiative of Northern Area Community and Youth Services, aims to assist young people in schools – and their families – to make the most of learning opportunities, even in difficult times. Tony Ryan is speaking with Case Worker Michelle Phillips, about the Family Learning Network, based in the Adelaide suburb of Davoren Park.

A Learning Society
Hive! An Initiative for Youth
City of Tea Tree Gully

Many local government authorities are actively involved in assisting young people by providing drop-in centres that enable ready access to information and support. To find out about Hive! - a new development for the youth in the City of Tea Tree Gully, PBA FM’s Tony Ryan spoke with Maggie L’Estrange, Team Leader for Neighbourhood and Youth Development Programs with the City of Tea Tree Gully, a north eastern suburb of Adelaide.

Arts, Literature and Music
Libraries into the Future

What is the future of libraries in this age of ever expanding digital technologies? And how do libraries adapt to the changing needs of their local community? A regular contributor for many years to Learning Works is Sandhya Burton, from Salisbury Library Service. To mark this final program in the Learning Works project, Tony Ryan spoke to Sandhya Burton in the studios of PBA FM.


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