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Join one of the 350+ short courses offered by Selwyn Community Education for all adult and lifelong learners!

Affordable and easily accessible evening, weekend and day classes with experienced tutors in a friendly environment.


The Bones of Drama 8 - 12 Years

Open Your Eyes to Drama

The Bones of Drama is a wonderful opportunity for children to be introduced to the elements of drama. June is passionate about what students need to learn and as past HOD Performing Arts at Selwyn College for 24 years, as well as instigator of the Junior Performing Arts, she welcomes the opportunity to work with the 8 - 12 age group. Join up and have some serious fun.Starts Wednesday 13 May.Learn More


Guitar For Children 10 - 12 Years

Guitar for Kids

Children will learn to play their favorite songs on rhythm guitar. This course will focus on chords, strum patterns and basic song-writing. For children aged 10 through to 12 years of age, who enjoy guitar for accompanying singing, both beginners and those who have had guitar lessons in the past. Children will be assessed at the beginning of term and placed into groups with those of similar ability. Lessons are 45 minutes duration and taught in groups of up to seven students. Bring your own acoustic guitar. Starts 13 May with Sophie.Learn More


Art Making for Children

Art Making for Children

Still a few spaces left in Charlotte's popular course. Term 2's focus is Portraits - Learn how to draw yourself and others while experimenting with drawing, collage and painted media. On Mondays 4 - 6pm for 8 weeks starting 4 May.

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Our latest blog is about upcoming thinking talk Take Your Brain for a Walk. Read it here

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Photoshop BeginnersPhotoshop


An introduction to the key concepts of this industry-standard software, Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to digitally manipulate images. The objective of this course is to give the participants a basic understanding of Photoshop and the potential that Photoshop offers. Starts 5 May with Simon CaswellLearn More


Create Your Own Android Mobile AppsMobile Apps


Would you like to create Android Apps without learning to write programming code? We'll show you how to use a cloud-based app development platform that allows you to create professional quality Apps quickly and easily using templates. Starts 6 May.Learn More




Photography: Celebrating the Auckland Domain Through the SeasonsAuckland Domain Wintergarden


Three different seasonal sessions with photography tutor, Colin Tyler. 9 May, 25 July, 19 September at different times of days. See the Auckland Domain through the seasons, through the camera lens. Look at the changing light, how colours change throughout the year and during the time of day. Open your eyes to what's around you and record this vision with your camera.Learn More





Ukulele is a fantastic instrument, cheap to buy, really easy to learn, great for sing-alongs and highly portable.  Join Anna or Ma'ara, our inspiring and encouraging teachers, for a Beginners, Improvers or Intermediate level group lesson. Meet others and have a fun musical experience each week! Lessons start 4-6 May but places still available after course has started.  Please enquire.Learn More


Microsoft Word BeginnersMS Word


Learn or update your computer skills to produce attractive, structured letters and forms. Become adept at copying, cutting, pasting, editing and formatting text, tabs and leaders, tables and columns. Starts 4 May with Annette.Learn More


Japanese CuisineJapanese Cuisine


Look beyond the sushi! Liberate yourself from take-aways! Instead, learn to create those truly palate-pleasing Japanese favourites at home, such as Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura and Pork Katsudon. Starts 4 May with Efrem and Catherine.Learn More