Career Horizons

Career Horizons is a unique web portal designed to link education providers and students to a range of workplace and career experiences offered by local businesses in Central Victoria.

CITYSTUDIO is coming to Bendigo

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Students at La Trobe can be part of the global CityStudio network to reimagine the Bendigo Creek.CityStudio is an immersive course developed in Vancouver, Canada that takes students outside the classroom and into the community to solve real life sustainability issues. In 2018 we will bring this exciting model of hands-on learning to Bendigo in this intensive block mode subject (30 credit points). Why take this subject? • Contribute your skills to a real life sustainability issue and help the City of Greater Bendigo achieve its goals in reimagining the Bendigo Creek as a vibrant and sustainable public space • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary group of innovative students to frame problems and co-create solutions • Develop skills in engagement, dialogue, design, research and project management for complex decision-making • Learn from a diverse team of place-based academic, industry and community experts • Benefit from knowledge sharing across the international CityStudio network. Who can take this subject? This is a select entry subject open to students from all campuses. Eligibility to enrol in this subject will be based on: • Completion of 120 credit points • Expression of Interest form • Course and Subject coordinators’ approval. DATES mid-June – mid-July 2018 VENUE CityStudio (Bendigo CBD) and Bendigo Creek site visits DELIVERY Block mode Face-to-face workshops TO APPLY Please contact us to access the application site. Applications close Monday 12 February 2018 FURTHER INFORMATION Email citystudio@latrobe.edu.au Visit www.citystudiovancouver.com
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Partnerships with the Goldfields Local Learning and Employment Network GLLEN

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The Goldfields Local Learning and Employment Network GLLEN in partnerships with other organisations have trained Young Industry Ambassadors (YIA) since 2010. The GLLEN is committed to ongoing training of Young Industry Ambassadors, YIA, who present their own career pathways to younger students in upper primary and secondary schools. The diverse pathways these young employees have taken to success, demonstrates the value of remaining at school while sharing knowledge about the various pathways available to achieve career goals. YIAs are usually between the ages of 20-30 years, so that school students can easily relate to them. Through the generosity of their employers, YIAs can visit schools or host students at their workplace, at no cost to schools or teachers to book a YIA. You can read their profiles and enquire on the email link at: www.gllen.org.au
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Bendigo Tech School opening in 2018

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The new purpose-built Bendigo Tech School is currently under construction, and will open later this year, with Graeme Wiggins as Tech School Director. Once completed, the Tech School will provide secondary students from 14 local partner schools with access to cutting-edge learning technologies and programs, designed to provide vital science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills needed for the careers of the 21st century. Hosted by La Trobe University and developed in consultation with local industry partners, Bendigo Tech School’s programs will focus on new energy, food and fibre, transport, defence and construction technologies, advanced manufacturing and the latest in medical technologies. Visit the Victorian School Building Authority website for regular updates.
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