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Local news round-up – September 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 [...]

October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skilling for Tomorrow

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, [...]

October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Federation Training Consultation forums

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 [...]

October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inspiring Young People in East Gippsland

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 [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Students get a taste for civil construction

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 [...]

September 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local news – August 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', [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LGBTI Roadshow

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 [...]

September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE – Preparing for Transition to the NDIS

Are you ready for the Transition to the NDIS? Two two-hour information sessions aimed at assisting people with disability and their families to start to preparing for transition to the NDIS  [National Disability Insurance Scheme] will be held in the East Gippsland region this month. Orbost - September 20 [evening] Bairnsdale - September 21 [morning] [...]

September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women Deliver Young Leaders Program – applications open

The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is now recruiting its next class of Young Leaders. Started in 2010, the Young Leaders Program provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. Currently comprised of 400 youth advocates from more than [...]

September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local News – July 2017

  We scour the local papers so we can share with you what is happening in Gippsland East – there are some fabulous young people achieving and exploring so much! If you recognise any of these names of stories, please feel free to share with your networks – and don’t forget to watch out for [...]

September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments