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Women in STEM receive local support

May 24, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Local young women who dream of embarking upon careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) may have found the support they need, with funding awarded to the formation of a new Albury-Wodonga Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (W-STEM) group.

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NELLEN champions speak – The challenge of adult life

NELLEN catches up with one of our young bloggers again, to hear about how he is faring with his transition to work and “adult life”.

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Seeking supporters for young people

BUILDING A NETWORK: Rachael Mackay from Women’s Health Goulburn North East, which will lead a workshop in Wangaratta on March 1, and Anne Shaw from North East Local Learning and Employment Network (NELLEN) hope locals step up to assist the Adult Allies program. PHOTO: Emma Hillier

Simone Kerwin, February 27, 2017
Wangaratta Chronicle

Group is seeking adult volunteers interested in building friendships with young people in the community, to support them as they re-engage with education.

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NELLEN champions speak – Opening new doors

It’s the beginning of a new year, and NELLEN hears from one of its young blogging champions who uses this time to look over the past year and anticipate an exciting year ahead.

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NELLEN champions speak – Transport woes

NELLEN has checked back in with one of our young blogging champions, who last time shared with us his experience of looking for work in Wodonga, as a person with a disability. In this blog, he raises an issue that is proving to be a real talking point not just in Wodonga, but in many rural and regional communities in Victoria – the difference having access to public transport or a driver’s licence, makes for young people looking for, and attending, work.

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Free training for community groups

November 17, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Communities across north-east Victoria have the opportunity to participate in training to explore new ways of interacting with and supporting local young people.

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Regional youth find voice on peak body

November 17, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Rural and regional young people will have a new voice speaking on their behalf on the state’s peak body for youth policy, with North East Local Learning and Employment Network (NELLEN) chief executive officer Bev Hoffmann recently joining the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) board.

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Countdown on for solar car race

October 26, 2016

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The solar cars have been built and tested, the student racers are limbering up their remote control fingers, and the countdown is on, with just one day to go until the annual Wilson Transformer Solar Car Challenge.

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Teams heat up the track at the Solar Car Challenge practice day

It’s the race that stops when the sun doesn’t shine….

 

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Solar Car Challenge practice day – Border Mail, October 14, 2016

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THE Solar Car Challenge practice race soaked up the sun in Albury on Friday.

 

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