The CATCH Program continues | Lakes Entrance

June 5th, 2019|

The CATCH Program, facilitated by the Gippsland East LLEN, continues with 17 Year 9 students from Lakes Entrance Secondary College. Over the last few weeks, the students have progressed with the Project Ready program, and listened to many local guest speakers, who have shared their career path, and offered advice to our students to assist [...]

University Study Hub for East Gippsland and Wellington

November 15th, 2018|

With funding announced today by the Hon. Dan Tehan, the Commonwealth Minister for Education, Gippsland East will become one of eight national University Study Hubs – making it possible to go to university locally. Gippsland East LLEN will host the University Study Hub at the Bairnsdale Hub in Dalmahoy Street, providing program coordination and student [...]

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The Inspiring Events in Wellington – hosted by LLEN

October 25th, 2016|

Inspiring Young Women and Men Events The Gippsland East LLEN has been holding a series of exciting Inspiring Young Women and Men Events across the region over the past few years.  The aim of these events is to link successful local men and women in our community, with young men and women from Maffra Secondary [...]

New Victorian Government Youth Policy

October 18th, 2016|

In June of this year, the Victorian Government launched the Youth Policy: Building Stronger Youth Engagement in Victoria. With the launch of this new policy, young Victorians will find there are more opportunities for them to have their say, and even room to participate within important decision making - ensuring that youth will have the [...]

Doctors in Schools

October 7th, 2016|

Gippsland East has three schools participating in the exciting Doctors in Secondary Schools Program - the first of its kind in Australia! Bairnsdale Secondary College, Sale College and Maffra Secondary College are part of a program reaching 100 schools across Victoria, which will see the participating schools partnering with their local doctors to ensure that [...]

LLEN attends Doing School Differently

September 23rd, 2016|

A conference on flexible education options. Education is definitely an important focus in our community - we all recognise and acknowledge this fact. But education also has many faces, and although traditional schooling works for some, it doesn’t always work for everyone. The Doing School Differently conference, aimed at all those who are interested in [...]

A fresh look

July 12th, 2016|

Welcome to the new website for Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network. As a network of members, we want to get the best results from the resources our region gets for skills training, education and creating jobs. We will keep you updated with the latest news and trends in training and employment for young people. We will [...]

It’s been a busy year

June 1st, 2016|

The Gippsland East LLEN has a range of programs where we facilitate or lend support to school and industry partnerships. Throughout 2015, these achieved some significant results in introducing senior secondary students to regional career opportunities and building their aspirations to complete Year 12 or equivalent as a solid foundation for future success:  Industry orientation [...]

Inspired by the Shire

May 31st, 2016|

East Gippsland Shire Council hosted a group of 15 students from Bairnsdale Secondary College students for a day’s work inspiration. The day’s objectives were to introduce the young people to Shire officers, to learn about the breadth of work undertaken at the Shire and to experience the roles of staff in different workgroups. The students [...]

City kids experiencing country life

May 29th, 2016|

The City Kids Experiencing Country Life program provides Year 5 and 6 students in metropolitan areas with the chance to experience rural life, discover more about where their food comes from, learn about the natural environment, and develop an understanding of the historical and contemporary role of regional and rural communities. The four-day camps provide a [...]