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Intro to the workforce

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

In Term 2 and 3 of this year, a group of Benalla’s young people learnt about the value of part-time work and how to attain a job, with Tomorrow Today’s Great Start to Work program. The 5-week program helps young people identify the kind of part-time job that might suit…

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A Great Start to Work

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

In the last week of October a group of Year 9 and 10 students from Benalla P-12 and FCJ College braved one of the great workplace challenges – job interviews! The mock interviews were the final activity in a work readiness training program, facilitated by Tomorrow Today. The Great Start…

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Kindergarten steps up early STEM learning

By Education Benalla Program, News

Bernard Briggs Kindergarten in Benalla has kids building, learning about gravity and experimenting with magnets, thanks to new equipment, purchased with a grant from Tomorrow Today. The Stepping Stones grant allowed the kindergarten to purchase new equipment that encourages students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through play…

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A community mentor supports a young person in Benalla as they try cooking together

Benalla best in Victoria

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

Benalla has won two awards in Keep Victoria Beautiful’s 2020 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Town Awards. The awards recognise, celebrate and share grassroots initiatives and positive actions taken by community groups, educational institutions, businesses and councils in rural and regional areas in Victoria. At a virtual awards ceremony on Saturday 10 October,…

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Grants given to support a stronger Benalla

By General, News

Six local projects will be undertaken in Benalla over the coming year with funding support from Tomorrow Today’s 2020 Grants Program. Over $14,000 has been awarded to local groups whose projects and initiatives will help to build a stronger, more resilient and prosperous Benalla community. Grant recipients include: Ride Avenue…

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Volunteer profile: Jenny Reaburn

By Education Benalla Program, News

Jenny Reaburn has been volunteering with Tomorrow Today as a Reading Buddy since 2014. Trained Reading Buddies are matched with a Benalla P-12 College student in Year 1 or 2, visiting the classroom twice a week for the year. They read quality picture books to their buddy, listen to their reading, and help with spelling and other…

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Connecting in isolation

By Education Benalla Program, News

The weekly sessions of our Parents Early Education Partnership (PEEP) program have become a fixture in the lives of Benalla’s young children and their parents, with over 220 families taking part this year.  As well as being a place to share songs, stories and parent discussion, PEEP offers an important…

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