Learn Local Award Nominations Now Open

The Andrews Labor Government and Tim Richardson MP are encouraging Learn Local students, teachers and organisations to enter the 2015 Learn Local Awards.

The Learn Local awards highlight the important role Learn Local organisations play in supporting young people and adults to develop the skills they needed to get a job or further their education.

This year there are seven categories at the Learn Local Awards, including the new AMES Diversity Innovation Award, with a total prize pool of $50,000.

Learn Local Award categories include outstanding pre-accredited learner, outstanding practitioner, outstanding pathways program, excellence in creating local solutions and the AMES Diversity Innovation Award.

There are also acknowledgement awards, which include the Learn Local Legend and the Learn Local for Business award.

Nominations close on 12 June 2015. To find out more or to nominate someone, visit learnlocal.org.au.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert

“The Andrews Labor Government is supporting learners of all ages and backgrounds to access quality training.”

“Learn Locals help people return to study and gain a qualification. They help students get the skills they need for the job they want.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson

“Learn Local Organisations play a key role in providing further education to young adults, teachers and organisations in a way that’s accessible in the local community”

“Learn Local Awards are a great way to encourage and reward the continual work of local organisations”  

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