Free Community education for adults across Aotearoa

Literacy Aotearoa promotes free language, literacy and numeracy programmes across Aotearoa to help people in communities reach their full potential

Choice, Change, Freedom

Get the help you want, take charge of your life.

Faces of Aotearoa rangatāhi.

Gain confidence, independence and employment skills.

We believe everyone in Aotearoa has the right to access the skills they need to participate in society. We're committed to helping you in the way that suits you best.

  • Most programmes run over 10 weeks during our 4 terms. ​
  • We have teaching sites around Aotearoa and also run some online programmes.
  • We also offer shorter or longer programmes and we can adapt our programmes for community groups and businesses.
  • We offer friendly tutor support, small group classes and a positive learning environment.
  • Our classes are free to citizens and residents of Aotearoa.

Better skills and confidence with Language, Literacy and Numeracy....

allows people a choice,
gives them the skills to make changes in their lives
provides them the freedom to succeed

Our Free Community Programmes

Learning Steps: skills for reading, writing, speaking and listening. Plenty of support and lots of fun.
Using Numbers: More about maths to help your confidence with numbers.
Digital: the basics of computers, software, the internet, email and online security.
Digital: how to make best use of your phone, laptop or tablet.
Digital: how to use both Microsoft Word and Google Documents at beginner level.
Digital: how to use Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets at beginner level.
Driver Education: learn the road rules and get ready to sit a learner licence theory test.
Essential Communication: how you can improve your communication skills.
Work Ready: write a CV that will get you noticed by employers!
Work Ready: get ready for work and make informed decisions about your career pathway.
Well Steps: how you and your whānau can improve your awareness of health and wellbeing.
Money Wise: how to make and use a plan to help you on the road to financial security - using

Find your nearest Literacy Aotearoa team

Contact your local Literacy Aotearoa team to find out what classes are starting in your area.