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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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Help for victims of family violence

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In Australia, one in three women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence perpetrated by someone known to them. On average, one woman is killed every week by a current or former partner. Benalla has alarmingly high levels of reported family violence incidents. We are the highest ranked local government area…

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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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Beneficial workshops

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Months of planning came to fruition recently as thirty Benalla students embarked on a community digital project. The room was buzzing with anticipation and excitement as the students met with Tomorrow Today Foundation and Seer Data and Analytics, two organisations at the forefront of finding innovative ways to tackle social…

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Careers explored

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Benalla’s Year 10 students took the next step on their life’s journey by attending Careers Day 2018 last week. More than 100 students from Benalla P-12 College, Benalla Flexible Learning Centre, EdSpace and FCJ College had the opportunity to learn about careers and career pathways through a variety of workshops,…

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Dedicated member farewelled

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Bill Dobson, a well-known and respected champion of the local community, was recently farewelled after ten years of service to Tomorrow Today, Benalla’s community foundation. In thanking Bill for his enormous contribution to Tomorrow Today over many years, Chair Sally Gamble commented “When Bill joined the Board in 2008, Tomorrow…

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Children engaged in Kids As Catalyst

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Over 80 enthusiastic Year 6 students have been empowered to lead creative community change after engaging in the Kids as Catalysts program. The program has been brought to Benalla through a partnership between Tomorrow Today, Kid’s Thrive and Benalla P-12 College. The 3T’s of philanthropy – time, treasure and talent…

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