The National Youth Commission Australia Inquiry was an idea kicked off in 2016, at a time when the prospects for young people leaving school and entering the workforce had already been in decline for decades. The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry were later amended in April 2020 in response to the further impact that […]
“COVID-19 is a generation-defining pandemic which will disporportionately impact young people long-term” – Youth Affairs Council Victoria. It’s clear that young people across Victoria and Australia have been significantly impacted by the challenges that 2020 has provided. But with concerted and consistent efforts we can tackle many of the these challenges together. The COVID-19 Recovery […]
Tech Ready is a digital skills program that supports young people in regional Victoria to get the skills they need for a career in tech. Funded by the Victorian Government, Infoxchange coordinates the Shepparton-based chapter of Tech Ready in partnership with GOTAFE and Goulburn Murray LLEN.
Shepparton’s students can understand their career opportunities despite COVID-19 with the help of a new Goulburn Valley Local Learning and Employment Network online resource. School to Industry is an e-book which includes more than 400 links to employers and employment information in the Goulburn Valley. The whole article can be found on the Shepparton News […]
GMLLEN recognises Students who excel at their SWL placement, and their dedicated host Employers, by sponsoring and coordinating a region wide SWL Excellence Awards Program. GMLLEN is very grateful to the Mayors and Councillors from the Greater Shepparton, Moira and Strathbogie Shire Councils who support the program by presenting winning Students withtheir awards and prizes […]
MRCC is held annually throughout the Goulburn Murray region. Click to read about our 2019 winners from Shepparton.
GMLLEN is helping facilitate the National Youth Council Inquiry into Youth Transitions and Employment.
Young people are exhorted to get an education and be prepared to work hard to gain a secure job and lead a comfortable life. This paper shows that this connection is breaking down, with income and job prospects for younger people increasingly under threat in a rapidly changing economy and labour market.
As young people progress into adulthood and attempt to develop a career there are several transitions that occur at different stages and times in their working lives. Sometimes transitions are relatively simple and straightforward. At other times, they are non-linear and require improvisation and negotiation. However for young Australians generally, their transitions have changed over time. […]
Cobram Secondary College is acutely aware of its role in the education of local students. As with any educational institution, the college wants to see students leaving with an education that will set them on the right track to achieve their goals in life…