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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Feb 28 2019
In May 2018, under the sponsorship of John Scougall (GM Programs) and Barry King (Manager Leadership and Governance), Wunan Foundation identified a selection of employees with leadership potential to undertake a Diploma of Leadership and Management course. The program was designed to develop core leadership skills and management capability within the team, in order to help support the growth of Wunan Foundation and the increasing complexity of the organisation as more programs are commenced. Wunan’s General Manager of Services, John Scougall said, “Feedback from participants about the quality of the course has been very positive.” “Wunan believes that courses such as this are essential to bring through the next generation of Team Leaders and Managers equipped to make a difference.” Vocational Training Services, a respected regionally-focused Registered Training Organisation, was engaged to design and deliver the program to staff over a 12 to 15 month period.  Areas of focus in […]   Read More
Feb 22 2019
Latifah Rogers has commenced in the Kimberley Education Excellence Program (KEEP) in our Dural House, Sydney NSW in term one of 2019.  Latifah joined the program to expand her knowledge academically as well as adjusting to new life experiences while she attends Pacific Hills Christian School.  Latifah sees Wunan Foundation’s KEEP program as a supportive network in helping plan for her future and aims to graduate the program with a set career goal. Latifah not only has school commitments with her relocation from the Northern Territory but also elite netball potential, she received a number of supportive recommendations from coaches that lead to her being invited to join the Under 17s NT National’s netball team. Latifah passed phase one in the trials with flying colours, and then went on to continue phase two in Alice Springs, and despite having a broken hand at the time, continued to participate in any […]   Read More
Dec 14 2018
Lyndon Brandy joined the Jobs and Skills Centre, Broome at the end of September 2018. Lyndon has come from a background in Youth Justice and is looking forward to growing his skills and knowledge in Employment Services and Career Development.   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Dec 14 2018
In November, SWTP Coordinator Karen Andrew attended the 2nd National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference and the 2nd World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences, held back to back in Perth.   Read More
Dec 14 2018
Six KEEP students in Term 4 2018 graduated from Year 12. Four of the students were at Pacific Hills Christian College and resided at the Dural Boarding Home in Sydney. Two students graduated in Perth: one from Clontarf Aboriginal College (residing at the Mt Lawley Boarding Home) and one from Belmont City College (residing at the Kewdale Boarding Home).   Read More
Topic: Education
Dec 14 2018
Broome JSC and RTO Progressive Training – SEE Program (Skills for Education and Employment) worked together over a two-week period, hosting six workshops focussed on employability skills.   Read More
Topic: Employment