Anne Brosnan is the Executive Officer of the Goldfields LLEN. She was appointed to the position in January, 2009. Anne has spent her career predominantly in the field of education in Central Victoria. She is passionate about the role education plays for young people in preparing foundations for a productive life in adulthood.
Anne is committed to supporting young people to successfully achieve the transition from school into further education, training and employment. In partnership with the Goldfields staff team and the members of the Committee of Management, her major role is to build and strengthen partnerships across all sectors including education, government, business, industry and community sectors to provide greater opportunities for young people. The focus of all partnerships is to develop local, collaborative responses to support young people in the three Local Government Areas of Central Goldfields, the City of Greater Bendigo and Mount Alexander.
Michael Hockley is the Structured Workplace Learning Coordinator for the Goldfields LLEN. Michael has worked part time since the inception of the SWL program which commenced in May 2016. Michael has worked in the Employment Services industry for the past 15 years and has a passion for assisting people into work, so SWL provides an ideal vehicle to support young people to find workplace learning opportunities.
Michael has strong industry networks in many areas and is committed to assisting young people to find pathways into areas of interest for individual students. To date, approximately 80 employers have been engaged as Host Employers on the SWL portal.
The SWL program has been rolled out in the City of Greater Bendigo, Mount Alexander and Central Goldfields Local Government Areas. The focus of the SWL program is to support year 11 & 12 students into workplace opportunities through the Career Advisers in the Secondary Schools.
Jan Simpson works part-time as Executive Assistant at the Goldfields LLEN. Prior to her appointment in March 2009 Jan worked for the Victorian Education Department, initially as a Primary Teacher and then at the Regional Office in Bendigo and the Central Office in Melbourne in various policy and project areas.
At the GLLEN Jan provides administrative support and advice with particular emphasis on matters financial including invoices, payments, budgets and reports.
Bendigo Senior Secondary College
Maryborough Education Centre
Bendigo Kangan Institute
Doxa School Bendigo
La Trobe University
Trades Hall Bendigo
Monash School of Rural Health
AIG: Regional Manager
Central Goldfields Shire
St Monica’s Primary School (Parent)
La Trobe Student
La Trobe University Student