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Learners queuing up for driver mentor program

Learners queuing up for driver mentor program

Central Grampians LLEN is celebrating the achievements of its TAC L2P Program after fifteen young learner drivers graduated from the initiative in the past twelve months. The program operates across Northern Grampians Shire, Ararat Rural City and Pyrenees Shire and...

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Secondary students receive road safety rundown

Secondary students receive road safety rundown

Year 12 students in Ararat, Stawell, Lake Bolac and Beaufort will have the opportunity to learn about responsible drinking and safe driving after Central Grampians LLEN received funding through the Department of Transport Community Grants program to deliver the...

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Ararat community welcomes new Jobs Victoria Advocate

Ararat community welcomes new Jobs Victoria Advocate

Job seekers across Ararat Rural City now have a new avenue of support thanks to a partnership between the Highlands LLEN Jobs Victoria Advocate Program and Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network (CGLLEN). Sarah Wallace has recently taken over the role...

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The Resilience Project makes welcome return to Ararat

The Resilience Project makes welcome return to Ararat

Representatives from The Resilience Project (TRP) returned to Ararat last week to re-connect with teachers and parents of local young people. On Tuesday, TRP Education Manager, Belinda Galloway, facilitated a Teacher Wellbeing Workshop for Resilient Ararat’s cluster...

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Beaufort Secondary College backs learner driver program

Beaufort Secondary College backs learner driver program

Staff members from Beaufort Secondary College have thrown their support behind young learner drivers in the Pyrenees Shire, signing on as volunteer mentors for Central Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network’s (CGLLEN) TAC L2P Program. Teachers, Jarrod...

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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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