Selwyn Community Education

39 Courses Offered

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Closed On: Saturday and Sunday
Opening Hours: 9am - 9pm Monday - Wednesday 9am - 3pm Thursday and Friday

Selwyn Community Education is a community education centre based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.  Each year we offer a wide range of more than 750 evening and weekend courses, plus some daytime English for Migrants courses.

During the school holidays, we offer children's art, cooking and craft courses. Join us on one of our friendly courses to meet others in the community, learn new skills and have fun.


Our course categories:

  • Accounting, Money and Marketing
  • Art and Craft
  • Children's Courses
  • Computer Skills
  • Cooking
  • English for Migrants
  • Health, Wellbeing and Fitness
  • History, Architecture and Society
  • Home, Garden and DIY
  • Interior Design and Textiles
  • Job Skills
  • Languages and Travel
  • Music, Dance and Drama
  • Personal Development
  • Photography
  • Selwyn Community Arts Theatre
  • Think Talks
  • Tours, Walks and Diversions
  • Writing.


During school term time, our office is open 9am - 9pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. On Thursdays and Fridays, we are open 9am - 3pm.  Once a month we are open for a weekend programme of courses.  During school holidays we are open for limited hours.

  • Kohimarama Branch

    203-245 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland

Courses offered by Selwyn Community Education


Speaking with Confidence

This course covers preparation, content and delivery of many types of speaking. There will be many opportunities to practise speaking in a supportive environment, and you will receive constructive feedback to improve your speaking step-by-step.

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Boost Your Digital Literacy and Online Search Skills

This course will empower participants to be more digitally literate when it comes to finding trusted sources on the internet. Participants will increase their critical thinking skills and learn hands-on strategies when it comes to online searching techniques

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Personal Development

Understand yourself - and why you behave the way you do - can have a positive impact on relationships at work and home. Learn how to bridge the gap between yourself and others with effective ways of communicating. Self-discovery can be interesting and inspiring.

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Creative Writing

This course will cover the tools writers use to write fiction, in either long or short form. We will begin by developing a character to be central to a piece of fiction. From there we will go on to workshop story, tone and setting.

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An Introduction to Oil Painting

Whether you're new to the medium or a seasoned painter, Robyn’s very experienced approach to painting offers something for everyone to learn. With her gentle encouragement you will to start with drawing before progressing to oils, using art history and contemporary art references to help you find...

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