Our Projects and Partnerships
Our role is to help organisations, businesses, schools, community groups, government departments to all work together around agreed goals to achieve better outcomes for young people. We have the ability to work towards meeting the needs of the community as issues arise. We act neutrally and independently and we are able to bring key partners together to achieve significant positive outcomes for the young people of our region.
The projects listed are simply a sample and not all project work undertaken by the WynBay LLEN is represented.
To find out more about any of these projects please contact WynBay LLEN.
The VETiS Cluster, (Vocational Education & Training in Schools) is a partnership between 12 secondary education providers within Wyndham and Hobsons Bay regions.WynBay LLEN oversees the administration of the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay VET Clusters. In 2009 WynBay LLEN re-established the Hobsons Bay VET Cluster. In 2010 WynBay LLEN provided joint administration and coordination of both Wyndham and Hobsons Bay VET Clusters... read more
Trade Training Centres
The Trade Training Centres in Schools Program commenced in 2008 is an important element of the Commonwealth Government’s Education Revolution. It will provided $2.5 billion over 10 years to enable all secondary schools across Australia to apply for funding of between $500,000 and $1.5 million for Trade Training Centres...read more
Cummins - Point Cook Senior
The Cummins South Pacific - Point Cook Senior partnership is built upon the work of the LLEN in helping to establish the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay Trade Training Centres and it has focussed on a skill shortage sector. An important aspect of the LLEN’s role is to coordinate local planning and service delivery for all young people and this project between a skill shortage sector and local educators is a good example of it. WynBay LLEN as a neutral honest partnership broker and advocates for our local young people plays a critical role in facilitating such partnerships. Business and Industry school partnerships like this is very important in meeting outcomes set by this government for all young people and have a lot to contribute to each other and this strategic initiative is a good demonstration of it... read more
Rail Systems: Rail Industry Experience Week
The focus of this initiative was on promoting the industry to females, students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait descent and special needs students. The Rail Industry Experience Week aims to begin the process of growing a talent pool from which all the rail industry, from operators to suppliers, contractors and authorities, can benefit... read more
Business Industry Group (BiGroup)
The Business Industry Group (BiGroup) is a business network brokered by WynBay LLEN. The BiGroup network is unique because it is the only business network specifically aimed at improving work placement and training opportunities for young people in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay... read more
In School Support Project
The partnerships brokered by WynBay LLEN for this project brings professional case management services to schools most in need in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay. These schools have a high proportion of students at risk of disengagement and low SES families.
Case management has allowed a better understanding of the underlying causes of disengagement and triage of ‘at risk’ students to appropriate support services...read more
In the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay areas, the numbers of students disengaging from school prior to completing Year 12 are higher than the state average. With an expected significant population growth over the next 15 years, particularly in the Wyndham LGA, it is predicted that these numbers will increase by 20 to 25 per cent.
The rate of disengagement is increasing and so is the demand for re-engagement programs. Increase in space, funding, coordination and provision of alternative education is necessary to improve educational outcomes for young people in the WynBay area. The solution lies in - MAINSTREAM +, a model that would serve to provide an answer to the practical and structural barriers by providing a range of social services either in or outside school, by fostering collaborative partnerships with various partners... read more
NW Community Transition Support Initiative
The North West LLEN Community Transition Support (CTS) initiative will aim to improve post school outcomes into further education, training, open employment and community participation for young people with a disability. CTS is funded by the North and West Division of the Department of Human Services and will work across the North and West Metropolitan region of Melbourne... read more
The Re-engage Program was a pilot program funded by Department of Education and Training under its Re-engagement Program Pilots Program. The Re-engage Wyndham Pilot Program was designed to implement new programs for re-engagement of 12-17 year old students at risk of disengagement at a Wyndham-wide level... read more