General Education Programs

Emerald Alternative Learning Centre

Emerald & District Social Development Association

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About Us

The primary goals of the ALC are to:

  • Cater for different learning styles, preferences and life circumstances
  • Improve young people's employability, career development and life skills
  • Engage or reengage all young people in education through to Year 12 or equivalent attainment
  • Provide opportunities for young people to participate in workplace and community learning
  • Plan for development of skills and knowledge to address community and workforce needs
  • Increase opportunities for young people to connect with the community
  • Increase the level of engagement and attainment of youth in the Central Highlands region to complete Year 12 or equivalent studies (Certificate II qualification)
  • Increase mentoring opportunities and resources through volunteering activities.


Quick Facts About The Region

Emerald Alternative Learning Centre is located in the suburb of Emerald, the council of Central Highlands, the state electorate of Gregory and the federal electorate of Flynn.