Alithia News

Survey Results From Families

The following questions are in pairs to reveal a visual representation of how children are BEFORE and AFTER attending Alithia. Findings: Every child increased their abilities across all areas (ie. the child that scored neutral (#5) in group settings at Alithia, was at #2 prior to Alithia. The child that is now at #6 for…

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Inspirational Learning Resources For Kids

At Alithia, we aim for a mixture of free nature-based resources and mostly second hand items. We discovered that when the mentor created a beautiful space with the resources, the children (aged 5-12 years) became extremely respectful and careful with their resources. They particularly loved small things such as the coloured pencils being separated and…

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What families are saying

We love to hear how Alithia’s unique approach is helping the kids: (Dec 2019) “Alithia has really helped improve my child’s emotional resilience, specially through the period of bushfires that we experienced. Having the space and skills to speak about it and then develop a plan of how to deal with the reality and anxiety of it…

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Alithia Junior Launches

Alithia Junior caters for children age 2-4 years. This was opened in response to urgent requests from families requiring support after the Covid-19 lock down. (The Alithia Hub for 6+ is currently online due to Covid restrictions and will resume in person in Term 3). From the mentor: We had an amazing first day together.…

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Online Hubs (Innovators and Holistic)

The Innovators Hub is about creating, researching and developing ideas together as a community, while the Holistic Hub is about an individual’s positive mental health and well-being. This is an overview of the first 5 weeks of Alithia’s two online hubs. Both are free and both require an online journal board, and an optional online meeting…

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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: 1 year. We are seeking long term commitment. Location:…

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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 2020

After extensive interviews with amazing mentors from across the East Coast, we are delighted to introduce the following facilitators  as of July 2020. Tuesday – Friday: Pinar O’Connor (Head Mentor / Coordinator) Pinar is a youth mentor, yoga therapist, educator, and provisional counsellor. Pinar will be joined each day by a different mentor. Children and…

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