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Jonathon offers more than hope

announcemnetA grand performance by the Broken Hill Choir of Hope and Inspiration was punctuated by an even grander announcement in Patton Park on Saturday night. The choir’s beloved leader - School of Hard Knocks front man Jonathon Welch - told the crowd gathered in the park that he wanted more...
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Community Colleges delivering “Tech Savvy Seniors”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Community Colleges and libraries are preparing to expand the delivery of "Tech Savvy Seniors" program under a re-elected Baird Government. 3,500 more places will be availalbe across regional and metropolitan areas. The popular program provides low cost or free training for seniors in using computers, tablets and smart phones. The popular Tech Savvy Seniors program will be...
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Training market deaf to special needs

FUNDING cuts triggered by a 2012 blowout in Victoria’s open training market forced the closure of the state’s only sign language diploma — a situation not resolved until months later, when the state government offered a $5.2 million funding lifeline for Auslan training. Full article...
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Wyndham Community & Education Centre wins Learn Local Award

Congratulations to Wyndham Community & Education Centre for winning the category of EXCELLENCE IN CREATING LOCAL SOLUTIONS in the 2014 Learn Local Awards. The award was announced by the Hon. Nick Wakeling MP at the 2014 Victorian Learn Local Awards on Thursday 28 August at the St Kilda Town Hall. CEO, Jennie Barrera said that the award was...
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Major Ministerial Announcements from the Commonwealth

Apprenticeships: The new tender is seeking an outcome driven model not dissimilar in style to the Job Network model. The new contracts will recognise difference in metropolitan, regional and remote areas. The new tender is expected to seek new consortia with new sub-contracting concepts. The government has introduced a new IT system to support administration; they...
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