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The Alithia Learning Space runs various workshops for collaborative innovation, holistic development and a range of hands-on activities designed for children aged 6 to 12, located in a disadvantaged area of NSW.

 

At the core, Alithia is a set of positive communication tools. These techniques create a trusting space where people feel accepted and supported. Within this non-judgemental environment, participants can build a sense of purpose and capability, while being supported on their own unique learning journey. Every individual has a unique way of learning and of approaching the world. Our learning space is flexible and adaptive to empower children from a young age.

Our Philosophy

Positive communication tools and unique ways of learning are at the core of our philosophy. 

Our Mentors

Our wonderful mentors come from all different walks of life. We focus on facilitating discovery learning where mentors walk beside learners, not in front. 

Young Innovators Hub

A supportive place for Alithia children to innovate, discover and develop holistically.

Given the problems that arise in rural low-socio economic areas, Alithia's core focus is to ensure the mental health and well-being of young children, preventing them from becoming youths at risk.

Alithia meets the needs of children requiring social and emotional support, those that are neuro-diverse (Autistic Spectrum, ADHD, Aspergus), those from minority groups (including Australia's indigenous), those experiencing learning difficulties and hardships, and those considered to be in need of a nurturing, creative environment and opportunities.

 

Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world. - Lauren Baccal

From the Blog

Alithia 2019 Feedback

November 5, 2019

Alithia Mentors 2019-2020

May 12, 2019

Alithia’s $60,000 Success

April 14, 2019

Alithia’s Day Program

April 9, 2019

Position Vacant at Alithia

April 8, 2019

Alithia Campout 2 – Reconnect

April 3, 2019

Alithia Community Festival Fundraiser March 2019

March 13, 2019

February Update from the Hub

February 11, 2019

When Children Instigate Projects: Raft Building

February 11, 2019

When Children Instigate Projects: Raft Building

November 16, 2018

Music, Learning and STEM via Play

October 10, 2018

Nature, Science and Culture Event

August 14, 2018

Alithia Music / Singing Workshop

June 26, 2018

Alithia Drama Workshop

June 12, 2018

Alithia Clay and Yoga Workshop

May 14, 2018

Conflict is an opportune moment for development

April 19, 2018

Alithia Permaculture Farm Play Day

April 10, 2018

Camping Adventure

March 27, 2018

How to maintain your child’s natural talent for lateral thinking

March 8, 2018

Alithia Forest Play Date

March 7, 2018

Alithia Communication Workshop

February 28, 2018

Five Ways to Sustain Creativity at Home and in School

February 20, 2018

New learning facility set to re-imagine education

February 16, 2018

The key to successful discipline and reshaping a child’s brain

January 28, 2018

Why harsh schoolyards are not the best way to prepare kids for the harsh realities of the world (and what is)

January 20, 2018

How to get creativity, innovation and engagement in education

January 6, 2018

Alithia workshop with Physical Artist Nancy Sposato

December 14, 2017

How ‘friluftsliv’ can help you reconnect with nature

December 14, 2017

The Education Paradigm & Creative Thinking

November 13, 2017

The Art of Learning

November 13, 2017

Alithia Nature Art Workshop

November 12, 2017

Embodying Creativity

November 12, 2017

Oberländer’s School, Berlin

November 4, 2017

Proposal Abstract for Researchers and Investors

November 1, 2017

Alithia’s First Gathering

October 28, 2017

Research on Alithia (QUT)

October 20, 2017

Research Questions for Universities

October 19, 2017

Forest Kindergartens, Denmark

October 4, 2017

Candlebark & Fitzroy Community School, Victoria

October 4, 2017

This is what happens when children create their own curriculum

October 4, 2017

Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

October 2, 2017

The Alithia Story

September 14, 2017

The Unsafe Child: Less Outdoor Play is Causing More Harm than Good

September 14, 2017

When You Teach Meditation, Something Amazing Happens

September 14, 2017

The Revolution Will Not Take Place in a Classroom

September 14, 2017

The Nature School, Port Macquarie

September 4, 2017

Tinker Tank, UK

September 4, 2017

Global Village School

September 2, 2017

What is Alithia?

May 13, 2017

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