Position Vacant at Alithia

Lead Mentor / Educator for “Young Innovators Hub” in Bellingen | Valla Alithia is looking for someone who thinks outside the box! We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a lead facilitator/educator/mentor at Alithia Learning.  Four days per week, Tuesday-Friday, during school term, 8.30am-3.30pm. Contract period: July 2020- June 2021 (plus work in Term…

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Thursdays at Alithia

Here is a glimpse of a typical Thursday at Alithia, which always includes a hands-on science workshop in the morning, followed by a gymnastics / aerial / acro workshop. Thursdays follow the same flow as the other days with the usual meetings and grounding, educational games, arts, yoga/relaxation, journaling, and academics in between (usually reading…

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Alithia in the Media

Learn more about Alithia as portrayed in these media streams:   ABC Coffs Coast Listen to Talula describe the Alithia space from minute 53:40 on Breakfast Bellingen Courier In Print: Nambucca Guardian   Bellingen Courier Nambucca Guardian   Nambucca Guardian Multiple Media Outlets  (11 Supporting Organisations) 8. Alithia story in the news: We are a…

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Alithia 2019 Feedback

“Now they have finally found a place where they are thriving, they can call home, they’ve found a second family.” A special update & heart warming message from Talula Hughes (Founder | President Alithia)     A special thank you to:

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Alithia Mentors 2019-2020

After extensive interviews with amazing mentors from across the East Coast, we are delighted to introduce the following facilitators that will launch Alithia’s Full Program as of July 2019. Friday is known as our “workshop day” which is more flexible with mentors. Every day will include two Alithia Co-Educators working along-side these coordinators in a…

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Alithia’s $60,000 Success

Charity on the Mid North Coast secures $60,000 grant.   Alithia has been awarded a $60,000 grant from FRRR (Funding for Rural and Regional Renewal).   This competitive round was open to all rural drought effected areas across Australia to help communities access the resources they need to support one another through tough times.   …

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Alithia’s Day Program

The Young Innovators Hub began offering a full-day program on a weekly basis.    Philosophy of the day-program linked to research: The hub recognises that accelerated learning and innovation both require a certain emotional state.   “From neuroscience, we understand that emotions are integral to neural networks responsible for learning (Immordino-Yang & Damasio, 2007). Joy,…

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Alithia Campout 2 – Reconnect

This years Alithia campout weekend was held at the Illaroo Campground Area in Yuraygir National Park. Participants reviewed the weekend as an ‘amazing and nurturing time’ with positive responses all around and ‘the children feeling very fulfilled from their experiences’.     The aim of the camping weekend was for families to come together, relax…

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Alithia Community Festival Fundraiser March 2019

The first Alithia Community Festival in Valla on Sunday 10th March was a great success.     Alithia volunteers from Upside Down Fitness, Sound Spirit Yoga, Wearable Art Workshops, Valla Permaculture Farm and Phillida’s Tesselates created a number of free workshop zones and chill out areas.   Photography by Melissa Seelenmeyer and Cindy Gabert.   Photography…

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February Update from the Hub

The Friday drop-off program is running at a temporary location for Term 1 and Term2 (Valla Hall). The donated Alithia site (where the August event was held) is on private property and requires over $40k to turn it into a “community facility” (a site that can be accessed regularly by the families). This cost is…

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