About Us


Baw Baw Latrobe Local Learning and Employment Network is an integrated, effective education, training and employment network meeting the learning needs of young people in Baw Baw Shire and Latrobe City.


The LLEN will foster post-compulsory education and training within the community and better adapt post-compulsory education and training to community and industry needs through the ongoing broad functions of:

  • Influencing planning to enhance the provision of post-compulsory education, training and employment with particular emphasis on meeting the needs of young people in the region.
  • Building connections between post compulsory education and training with regional industry and economic development.
  • Developing pathways for young people and monitoring their level of participation, completion and outcomes.


The operation and interactions of the Baw Baw Latrobe LLEN will be consistent with the following values:

  • Always represent the interest and needs of young people and the region
  • Share information and encourage stakeholder participation in decisions
  • Take a positive and constructive approach in our interactions
  • Be supportive of the membership and accept the different roles of member categories and partners
  • Continually seek to build partnerships and relationships
  • Act showing trust, cooperation and integrity
  • Acceptance of accountabilities and delivering on what we promise
  • Find and promote ideas that will progress regional economic development and employment
  • Seek to understand and be responsive to the community, industry, our members and particularly young people

Key Strategic Initiatives

The Key Strategic Directions for Baw Baw Latrobe LLEN are:

  • Pathways – Improve existing and develop new pathways and outcomes for young people.
  • Partnerships – Strengthen and build relationships and partnerships between young people and other key stakeholders.
  • Regional Development – Support local and regional development which has a positive impact on employment and to integrate regional development with the needs of young people.