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East Gippsland Volunteering Expo | The Hub, Bairnsdale

Looking to grow your skills? Put your current talent to work? Be more active in your own community? Meet great new people? The Hub has you covered next Friday, 24th May, 10am-12pm. Join us for the East Gippsland Volunteer Expo and meet the amazing people making the world of difference in East Gippsland, and find [...]

May 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The CATCH Program | Lakes Entrance

The Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (GELLEN) are working with Lakes Entrance Secondary College to undertake the CATCH Program with seventeen Year 9 students, aimed at increasing both engagement with education, and career aspirations.  The CATCH Program will take place every Monday throughout Terms 2 and 3 this year, and will be primarily [...]

May 10th, 2019|Videos|0 Comments

Gippsland Jobs Hub

The Gippsland Jobs Hub is a virtual, one-stop-shop for all jobseekers in Gippsland - retrenched workers, long-term unemployed, career-changers & young people. Gippsland continues to struggle with the state’s highest unemployment rate. Gippsland Jobs Hub looks to provide our regions employers with a free and easy way to source great staff locally, and help residents gain [...]

April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Careers Day | Lakes Entrance Secondary College

Year 10 students from Lakes Entrance Secondary College last month visited businesses in Bairnsdale.  The focus was on exploring job and career options available in our region. “Year 10 is a year that students need to start to consider where they would like to undertake work experience and work options. By visiting a range of [...]

April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Future Skills Framework from the FYA

The Foundation for Young Australian's research shows that Australia is not equipped with the skills for the future of work. In the rapidly changing world of work Australia’s long-term economic growth will be reliant on an adequately skilled and educated workforce. FYA’s recent research provides strong evidence that our current and future workers are finding [...]

March 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep up with the Gippsland East LLEN!

Did you know you can follow the Gippsland East LLEN on Facebook? Keep up with the latest news from GELLEN, our projects, and other events and information from within the community. You can also follow us on Twitter, and The Hub, Bairnsdale, (under management by the Gippsland East LLEN) has it's own Facebook page, too. [...]

March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Courses Take Off in Sale

Students in Gippsland will now have access to specialised avionics training close to home with Federation Training transferring courses from Melbourne to its Sale campus. Starting this year, Federation Training’s campus at Fulham will offer Certificate IV Aeroskills (Avionics) as an Apprenticeship alongside the Mechanical Apprenticeship (Certificate IV Aeroskills) and the Certificate II in Aeroskills [...]

February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young people wanted / 2019 Step Up! Youth Summit

Wellington Shire Youth Council is putting the call out for passionate youth facilitators to contribute their time at the 2019 Step Up! Youth Summit. Young people aged 16 to 25 who have an interest for youth engagement are encouraged to get involved in the second annual Wellington Youth Summit. Facilitators will be invited to attend [...]

February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employability Skills with VCAL students | Orbost Secondary College

A visit to the Orbost Secondary College earlier this month saw GELLEN Project Officers Don Shaw and Pam Waters working with 23 VCAL students on their employability skills. Three activities were undertaken to encourage the students to explore what contribution they would make in a workplace, the importance of employability skills and a focus on [...]

February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calling All New Uni Students!

Did you receive an offer from a University last week?  Are you going to University in 2019?  Would it be good to know who else is going from our region, maybe find a familiar face?  If you missed out on the lunch at the Hub in Bairnsdale last week, we are doing it again on [...]

January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments