Education & Training Pillar Update

Latest Pillar Activity
Education and training Pillar

Report on the G21 Geelong Learning Strategy

The draft proposal is in its final form.  A detailed budget will be prepared and included in the proposal before submitting to the G21 Board.  Patti Manolis and Liz Johnson will request to present the details at the next appropriate Board meeting


Early Years – Barwon Child, Youth and Family

  • Julie Molloy, Early Years Management Coordinator and Tabatha Nelson presented an informative overview of Early Years sector, the development, challenges and opportunities. 
  • As a result of this presentation it was recommended that the Pillar advocate and support the call for the establishment of 2 year funding support for children in the region.  A letter will be drafted by the Chair and G21 CEO and sent to the Minister for Education and Training, Minister Simon Birmingham, Shadow Ministers and local members.

City Of Greater Geelong – Lifelong Learning and program in the city

  • Cr Jim Mason and Hinga Fletcher presented a detailed and comprehensive explanation on all of the activities and programs that are supported by the City of Greater Geelong.
  • It was suggested that other Councils represented on the Pillar be invited to present similar information.