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Who We Are

Glyde-In Community Learning Centre, 42 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, offers courses, talks and activities that we hope will enrich your enjoyment and knowledge, and foster a healthy community life.

We aim to be a source of learning that doesn't cost the earth, that doesn't need prior knowledge or qualifications, and doesn't ask for a huge commitment of your time. Our courses are non-competitive and informal. Tutors are from all walks of life, and we welcome more! The Centre is run by a volunteer Management Committee, and four part-time staff members. We generate much of our funding through membership and course fees, and are also supported greatly by the Town of East Fremantle, who provides our building and its maintenance, and very substantial funding.

Glyde-In gratefully acknowledges the support of staff and councillors of East Fremantle Council.

Note:  Concession eligibility is for those holding an Age Pension Card, a DVA Card or a Health Care Card (not National Seniors' Health Care Card).

 

Online Enrolment Instructions

Term 1 2019 programme:  Enrol from Wednesday 6 February.

To watch the Online Enrolment Video Tutorial Click Here

To download Online Enrolment Written Instructions Click Here

 

Annual General Meeting

Click here to read about Glyde-In’s past year, in Gordon MacNish’s report to the Annual General Meeting, October 2018.

 

Coming Up...

...Click on an activity below for details or, visit our programme page for a complete list and to enrol into multiple activities.
 


Cost $17 or $12 for Members or $8 Concession
Single session
Session time 1 hr, 30 min
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
0 places remaining

For centuries Muslims, Jews and Christians lived side by side in the land of Palestine. What is now called the worlds most intractable conflict began over 100 years ago, and the ongoing Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has lasted more than 50 years. Jafar Ramini is a Palestinian historian, political writer and analyst, and offers this perspective.

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Membership is required
Cost $56 or $45 Concession
2 weeks
Session time 4 hr
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
8 places remaining

(Note the dates have changed.) To know what mindfulness is, its best to try it . We will explore a variety of mindfulness meditation and sensory practices; body scans, breathing meditations, mindful movement, kindness and habit-releasers. Well also learn ways to apply mindfulness activity to our daily routines.

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Cost $17 or $12 for Members or $8 Concession
Single session
Session time 1 hr
Venue Glyde-in back room
1 places remaining

From traditional to contemporary forms, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island artists have produced an astonishing range of works, expressing profound meanings linked to country and culture. Eve White, WA Art Gallery guide and art history enthusiast, explores some of this complex and beautiful story.

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Membership is required
Cost $16 or $13 Concession
Single session
Session time 2 hr
Venue
0 places remaining

Is your phone set up the way you want it? Find how to improve your privacy settings, security, backup, display features, sounds, wallpaper, vision and hearing improvements. Monday 25 February

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Membership is required
Cost $64 or $51 Concession
4 weeks
Session time 2 hr
Venue Glyde-In Computer room
1 places remaining

In simple steps you will learn how to set up your free website using the latest technology. Bring along your text, pictures and aims of your website and we will set it up in four sessions. You need to have access to an email address. This will all be done online using our PC, or you can bring your laptop, Mac or PC, and connect via wifi. 4 Tuesdays, 26 February to 19 March

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Cost $17 or $12 for Members or $8 Concession
Single session
Session time 1 hr, 30 min
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
7 places remaining

A hundred years after the foundation of the Peoples Republic of China, well look at the worlds so-called clashes of civilisations and of ideologies. Gary Sigley, a professional scholar focusing on Chinas cultural and social transformation, offers a brief history of Marxism in China and looks at the 'Sinification' of Marxism. Then hell explore the revival of Marxist ideology since Xi Jinping, President of the PRC and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, came to power in 2013.

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Membership is required
Cost $48 or $38 Concession
3 weeks
Session time 2 hr
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
1 places remaining

The 2000 year-old art form of Japanese brush painting is spiritually rooted in Zen Buddhism. Discover the calming qualities of this meditative art practice as you work with wash and ink under Sayakas experienced guidance. 3 Tuesdays, 26 February to 12 March.

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Cost $17 or $12 for Members or $8 Concession
Single session
Session time 1 hr
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
14 places remaining

When problems cannot be resolved by individual governments or organisations, the concept of global governance raises its head again. But more often it is conspicuous by its absence. Many people would like to see more effective global governance, but preferences alone are unlikely to bring it about. Mark Beeson, Professor of International Politics at UWA, explains some of the obstacles it faces and suggests that, for all its problems, we need it more than ever.

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Cost $17 or $12 for Members or $8 Concession
Single session
Session time 1 hr
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
0 places remaining

Theres a definite relationship, says Nick Nation, between our digestion and our mental well-being. Its not for nothing that we use phrases like a gut feeling or I cant stomach the thought. The question is, which has the upper hand? Nick is a dietician and a health coach, and reckons that with the right information we can all get the most out of our gut.

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Glyde-In is grateful for the support of:

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Glyde-In is a proud member of:

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