Rural and regional Victoria has major advantages associated with strong communities, community connectedness, participation and engagement and high levels of social capital. However, at the same time, it faces a range of social, economic and environmental challenges, which impact on outcomes for children, young people and their families
The State of Victoria's Children report 2011
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Evidence-based planning.

The Board of the North Central LLEN is committed to sharing timely, accurate and geographically relevant data about our communities with all members and stakeholders.

To learn more,
see our data portal
Deferring a University Offer in Regional Victoria - Final Report

The evidence is young people from non-metropolitan areas defer at twice the rate of their metropolitan counterparts.

To learn more,
see the full report
The North Central LLEN strives to work in partnership with a broad range of stakeholders to identify the challenges and support opportunities that will result in:
  • Improved participation, engagement, attainment and transitions outcomes for young people aged 10 to 19 years
  • Supporting young people who may be at risk of disengaging, or who have already disengaged from education, training and have no meaningful employment and
  • Seeking to broker sustainable partnerships that will support improved school completion, raise educational attainment and support young people to reach their full potential.