Adult & Community Education (ACE)

What's On Offer?

The purpose of Adult and Community Education (ACE) is to provide community-based education, foundation skills, and pathways into other learning opportunities that meet community learning needs.

WestREAP ACE programmes are funded by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).

From January 2021, the priorities of ACE funding are for programmes that:

  • Improve employability

    • Courses focused on employability

    • Life skills such as financial literacy

    • Introductory ‘taster’ courses

  • Promote social and cultural inclusion and participation

    • Languages, including Te Reo Māori, New Zealand Sign Language (including ESOL), Pacific languages (especially Realm languages) and Asian languages

    • Courses supporting digital inclusion

  • Raise foundation skills

    • Courses in literacy, numeracy and/or digital literacy

  • Improve health and wellbeing

    • Courses such as parenting, mental health and resilience, or conflict resolution/anger management.

Koru Club
Koru Club

Art4Me Hokitika

Art4Me Greymouth

Koru Club
Koru Club



0800 927 327

03 755 8700

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