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Resilient Ararat sparks kindness movement

Resilient Ararat sparks kindness movement

Resilient Ararat will attempt to bring some much-needed joy to the community when it launches its latest campaign next week. Random Acts of Kindness in the Rat will emphasise the importance of practicing empathy through kindness by encouraging Ararat residents to...

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Jobs Victoria Advocate settling in at Ararat

Jobs Victoria Advocate settling in at Ararat

Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) has partnered with the Highlands LLEN Jobs Victoria Advocate Program to help support jobs seekers across Ararat Rural City. When Covid-19 restrictions allow, CGLLEN now hosts a Jobs Victoria Advocate in...

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Bike Ed instructor training rolls out across Ararat schools

Bike Ed instructor training rolls out across Ararat schools

Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) is helping schools across Ararat Rural City to deliver bicycle education through the VicRoads Community Road Safety Grants Program. CGLLEN successfully applied for funding to provide Bike Ed Instructor...

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All systems go for St Arnaud driver mentor program

All systems go for St Arnaud driver mentor program

Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) is ready to ramp up its TAC L2P Program in St Arnaud after conducting mentor training in the town last week. Six volunteers spent the day learning how to be an effective supervising driver and support...

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Young animators paint road safety picture in Ararat

Young animators paint road safety picture in Ararat

Ararat primary school students are getting ready to tackle some serious road safety issues by developing a fun and innovative animated resource. The project will be overseen by Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) after it received funding...

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Stawell students get a taste of farm life

Stawell students get a taste of farm life

A group of Stawell Secondary College students are staring the new school term engaged and inspired after participating in a three-day Wool Overview program prior to the Easter break. Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) provided support for...

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Mentoring pilot program ready for take off

Mentoring pilot program ready for take off

Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN) launched its MATES mentoring program in Stawell last week. Events were held at Stawell West Primary School and Stawell Secondary College to give students an opportunity to meet their new mentors. MATES...

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The Resilience Project heads back to Ararat

The Resilience Project heads back to Ararat

After its initial visit early last year, The Resilience Project (TRP) has returned to Ararat to kickstart the 2021 curriculum in local participating schools. TRP Education Coordinator Elias Karageorgiou spent three days in the town last week, delivering professional...

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Sponsors on board resilience movement

Sponsors on board resilience movement

Resilience and mental wellbeing will remain a major focus for students across Ararat Rural City in 2021, thanks to funding from three local organisations. Ararat Community Enterprise (ACE), Mellow in the Yellow and Grampians Pyrenees Primary Care Partnership (PCP)...

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