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Apply NOW for youth funding

November 16th, 2017|

A funding stream to develop and deliver events and activities during the 2018 Victorian Youth Week is now open, with local government, community organisations and schools being encouraged to apply. "Victorian Youth Week is a week-long celebration of the contribution young people be-tween the ages of 12-25 years make to our communities," Member for Gippsland [...]

The Impact of Transitional Support

November 14th, 2017|

"One of the core functions of Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLENs) across Victoria is to aid young people in transitioning from secondary education to employment, training, or further education pathways. Transitional support is key to guiding young people to an independent, effective, and sustainable future for themselves. It also functions as a way to [...]

OctoberVET @ Ballarat

November 1st, 2017|

OctoberVET is on Thursday November 9th, 1.00 for 1.30pm , at the central Ballarat SMB campus. Please feel free to share with colleagues and networks. OctoberVET 2017 flyer

Local news round-up – September 2017

October 18th, 2017|

Scholarship offer Crashendo! Bairnsdale is offering one full scholarship to the Melbourne Youth Orchestra Summer School residential camp from January 8 to 13, 2018. Applications for the scholarship close October 3 and the candidate must be 12-17 years old at January 1, 2018, and play an orchestral instrument. Scholarship includes tuition, accommodation and meals as [...]

Skilling for Tomorrow

October 9th, 2017|

Wondering what the workers of tomorrow will need? This paper explores the drivers changing the world of work, the skills we’re predicted to need in the future and what this means for training. It aims to encourage conversations and discussions on the question of your role in skilling for tomorrow. Read full article here. Anna Payton, [...]

Federation Training Consultation forums

October 6th, 2017|

A series of consultation forums that are currently being conducted by Federation Training throughout Gippsland. Many of you have already taken up the opportunity to provide your views on how to best shape the future of Federation Training, but if you also wished to attend one of the remaining forums, Federation Training would be delighted [...]

Inspiring Young People in East Gippsland

October 2nd, 2017|

Over the past few years, the Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network  has facilitated a series of career aspirational workshop events across the region. The Inspiring Young Women and Men events are held annually both in East Gippsland and Wellington Shires, and the events are friendly gatherings where business people meet with young women [...]

Students get a taste for civil construction

September 26th, 2017|

Civil construction taster program information ses-sions were held earlier this month for local secondary students to explore career opportunities in the industry. These sessions were facilitated by Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (GELLEN), in conjunction with local secondary schools and industry professionals including Colin Johnson (civil construction trainer at Federation Training), Faye Doherty [...]

Local news – August 2017

September 22nd, 2017|

Education targets the topic Education and state targets were the hot topics at a recent forum on learning in Gippsland. New school targets have been developed to focus efforts on -factors that allow students to develop and achieve their best. The targets come under the banners of learning for life', 'happy, healthy, and resilient kids', [...]

LGBTI Roadshow

September 15th, 2017|

The LGBTI Equality Roadshow team are coming back to Bairnsdale for another follow-up session and community dinner! This is an awesome chance to meet other people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and their allies! Join Ro Allen - Victorian Government's first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner - and the LGBTI Equality Roadshow team on Friday, the 22nd [...]