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School-based training lauded

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The contradiction in the local labour market was a topic of discussion at a recent event for Benalla businesses hosted by the Benalla Future Work Steering Committee. Local Learning & Employment Network (NE Tracks LLEN) Executive Officer Danny O’Donoghue explained the issue to participants. “On one hand there is a…

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Fun learning

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Twenty-six Benalla students gave up their time in the September school holidays to attend full-day workshops lead by the Tomorrow Today Foundation. The workshops were held in partnership with Seer Data and Analytics which, like Tomorrow Today, is at the forefront of finding ways to tackle social problems. Using the…

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Win-win on offer for employers

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Benalla is lagging behind neighbouring towns in providing work placements and School Based Apprenticeships for local students. Members of the Benalla Future Work Project are looking to reverse this trend by providing local businesses with information to demystify the process of taking on a young person, and highlight the many…

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Corporate exposure success

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Seventeen Year 10 students at Benalla P-12 College were recently given the opportunity to experience corporate life. Tomorrow Today Foundation linked the students to a powerful network of businesses for a one-day workshop to build the students understanding of job interview techniques and processes, enabling them to experience realistic interview…

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Time, talent and treasure

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Celebrations were in full swing for Benalla P-12 College’s Year 6 students on Wednesday 12 September after successfully completing the Kids as Catalyst Program. The students gathered at the Lakeside Community Centre to show off the philanthropic projects they have been working on since pitching their ideas to a community…

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Melbourne Recital Centre Experience

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Local students have had a remarkable musical experience thanks to world-class music venue, the Melbourne Recital Centre. During Term Three, Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) has run an outreach program at Benalla P-12 College involving their Year 7 ‘Hands On Learning’ students and a group of Year 4’s The MRC program…

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Hands On Learning Changing Futures

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A program that gives Benalla young people confidence and skills to continue their education has saved some of them from a possible lifetime of unemployment or welfare, according to one of the teachers involved. Peter Janas was a teacher in the Hands on Learning program at Benalla P-12 College for…

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Ms Elizabeth Anne CHAPMAN:
For service to education, and to the community.
Service includes:
Deputy Chair, Tomorrow: Today Foundation, current; Chair, 2002-2005; Company Secretary, 2008-2009; Founder, 1999. Convenor, Education Benalla Program, since 2008. Speaker, National Conference, Philanthropy Australia, 2014 and 2016. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UnitingCare Goulburn North East, 2014. Director, Goulburn-Ovens TAFE, 2003-2007. Director, YWCA Victoria, 1990s. Session facilitator, Regional Australia Summit, Canberra, 1999. Member, National Agricultural Advisory Committee, CSIRO, 1980s. Member, National Women's Consultative Council, 1980s.
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Driven by social injustice

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By Libby Price. Liz Chapman is something of a person ahead of the times. As a young mother living in Goomalibee, she studied a Graduate Diploma in Community Development at the University of Western Sydney as a distance education student, specialising in rural development and rural change processes. She always…

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Tomorrow Today 2017 Grants Program

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Eleven fantastic local projects will be undertaken this year with funding support from Tomorrow Today Foundation’s 2017 Grants Program. Over $22,000 was awarded for a diverse range of initiatives at a well-attended ceremony on Friday 12 May. Representatives of the successful groups spoke about their projects and the difference they…

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