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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

Australia Day Awards | Wellington & East Gippsland

Congratulations to Torrin Troy, East Gippsland Shire Council's Young Citizen of the Year. Torin, through his many volunteering positions, has demonstrated his commitment to the East Gippsland community. Congratulations also to June Drake, Citizen of the Year, and to the Community Event of the Year, the Cann River Volunteer Appreciation Day held in April 2018. You [...]

January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Students to return as trainees for 2019 | Nagle College

Nagle College, a participant of the AFL Sports Ready Traineeship (a program that provides a recently graduated students with the opportunity to combine full-time employment with study), has recently announced two 2018 students as trainees for 2019. Madeline Hack and Melissa Young, will be working with Nagle College camp co-coordinator, Jeff Hannington, participating in and [...]

January 18th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Join Our Team | Position available at the Gippsland East LLEN

Administration Officer Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) is seeking suitable applicants to provide administration support across Gippsland East LLEN’s functions. The position includes office administration and reception for the Bairnsdale Hub. The work requires a commitment to our purpose and vision, an understanding of the importance of ‘first impressions’ and a genuine [...]

November 30th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

Gippsland Sexual Health Forum | Traralgon

The 8th Gippsland Sexual Health Forum is on next week, hosted by the Traralgon Vineyard, on Wednesday December 5. This forum is for nurses, teachers, school support staff, health promotion workers, doctors, youth workers and community health workers with an interest in sexual health. Forum presentations include: Gippsland Women’s Health – Research findings from surveying Gippsland [...]

November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments