Beacon Foundation – Be Connected

Stay connected with virtual learning by Beacon Foundation.
Throughout Term 2, Beacon Foundation offers a range of online learning opportunities through our Industry Live and Be@Connected. Find the full schedule below:

April 

What: Life Skills Intro – with guest speaker Tim Paine, Australian Test Cricket Captain  

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Tuesday 28 April, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation    

 

What: Adaptability in the Workplace   

Who: Be@Connected webinar series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 30 April, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

May
 

What: The Right Attitude & Personal Brand   

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Tuesday 5th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Careers in Education   

Who: Industry Live event, by Beacon Foundation 

When: Wednesday 6th May, 11.30 – 12.30   

Where: Register here: https://bit.ly/IndustryLive2020   

 

What: The Power of Creativity   

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 7th May11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Decision Making for Success   

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Tuesday 12th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Healthy Habits 

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 14th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Problem Solving for Innovation  

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Tuesday 19th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at 

any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: The Art of Communication  

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Wednesday 20th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Health and Medical Careers 

Who: Industry Live event, by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 21st May, 11.30 – 12.30   

Where: Register here: https://bit.ly/IndustryLive2020   

 

 What: How to identify my strengths  

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation  

When: Tuesday 26th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

 

What: Goal Setting, motivation and drive 

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 28th May, 11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

  

June

What: STEM – Jobs in Science, Research and Environment 

Who: Industry Live event, by Beacon Foundation 

When: Tuesday 2nd June, 11.30 – 12.30   

Where: Register here: https://bit.ly/IndustryLive2020   

  

What: The importance of health and wellness, looking after yourself   

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Wednesday 3rd  June11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

  

What: Resilience and bouncing back from a challenge – with guest speaker Tim Paine, Australian Test Cricket Captain 

Who: Be@Connected live stream series by Beacon Foundation 

When: Thursday 4th June11.30 – 12.00 (live stream) or watch the recording at any time during term 2 on YouTube. Registration is not necessary. 

Where: YouTube: https://bit.ly/BeaconFoundation  

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Wellness Wednesday

Discover weekly tips on everything from food to fitness, to mental health and keeping your garden happy. Each week we will cover a different topic on positive steps that you can put into place to help you through these difficult times.

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Ageing Stronger, Active Longer

During Senior Week 2017 Devonport City Council trialed a fitness program for seniors called: Active Stronger, Active Longer. It proved popular and soon became a regular staple class, growing over time to three classes a week with up to 40 people attending at a time!

The low impact sessions are designed to help improve strength, balance and coordination of Senior Citizens.

Sessions include 30-40 minutes of exercise, afternoon tea and occasionally industry guest speakers.

When: Program will return 14 July 2020 at the Devonport Recreation Centre

Where:

Devonport Recreation Centre (Table Tennis Building), 34 Forbes Street, Devonport.
East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre, 67 Caroline Street, East Devonport.
Phone: 03 6424 4109
Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: Gold coin donation per person

 

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East Devonport Boot Camp

2016 saw Devonport City Council join with East Devonport Child and Family Centre and Youth, Family and Community Connections to provide a family orientated Boot Camp in East Devonport.

Suitable for families with children aged 5-12years of all abilities, the program includes, games, sport, afternoon tea and the occasional special guests.

Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian, and adults are encouraged to participate.

When: Program currently on hold due to COVID – 19. Usually held – Wednesdays, 3.30-4.30pm East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre – during school terms

Where: East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre, 67 Caroline Street, East Devonport.

Phone: 03 6424 4109

Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: Free

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Tai Chi for Health and Tai Chi for Health – Beginners

Devonport City Council’s Sport and Recreation Team have run Tai Chi for Health and Tai Chi for Health – Beginners classes since 2018.

The programs:

  • Are suitable for all levels of fitness
  • Improve health and wellness to assist in preventing falls
  • Create strength, balance and improve cardiovascular function
  • Modernised Tai Chi is easy to learn so quick health benefits are gained.

When: Programs will resume 15 July 2020, adhering to Social distancing requirements

Where:

Devonport Recreation Centre (Table Tennis Building), 34 Forbes Street Devonport.
Phone: 03 6424 4109
Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: $2 per person

 

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Devonport City Council Contact

 

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