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The Learning Resource Centre offers a wide range of educational resources to both staff and students. From internet, computer and iPad access, to the Careers Centre and more classic Library resources. The Learning Resource Centre has a partnership with City of Ballarat Libraries which gives the college access to an incredible wealth of print and electronic resources.

Students also have access to study support such as Senior School Tutors and after school study sessions with teachers.

LRC Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Careers Centre 

Phoenix P-12 Community College offers specific careers counselling to all of its students. The Careers Centre provides students with careers counselling and guidance as they develop individual pathway plans for their futures. The college Careers Development Practitioner, Ms. Cheryl Kennedy monitors and supports students as they develop and implement a plan that will enable them to realise their dreams.

Online Databases

Echo Online

Echo selectively indexes three major Australian newspapers and provides a searchable index on-line. Echo also publishes regular issue outlines. These are analyses of newspaper treatment of events, controversies etc. The outlines set out the arguments for and against (as put forward by journalists and commentators) and provide background information on the particular issue. The issue outlines also contain links to vetted, relevant documents and sites on the World Wide Web. For user name and password see Learning Resource Centre staff.

Central Highlands Libraries Online Databases

Through our Partnership with City of Ballarat Libraries we have access to a wide range of online databases. These cover topics from general reference, specific computer and technical support to arts, crafts and family history. For information on how to access these, talk to staff in the Learning Resource Centre.

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