Our aim is to ensure all young people leave school with the confidence, connections and experience to thrive in work and life

Students from a local school evaluating the VCAL Toolkit activities.

Who we are

Bayside Glen Eira Kingston Local Learning & Employment Network (BGKLLEN) is a small not for profit that believes good things happen when communities invest in their young people. BGKLLEN is often in the background as the partnership brokers, relationship builders and connectors.

The BGKLLEN comprises over 100 organisation and community members and 200 local businesses – all overseen by 10 voluntary committee members and 4 staff.

Our work

Want to learn more about what BGKLLEN offers local young people, schools and the community? Check out some of our programs and resources below:

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behind the sceneS

EVENTS – Our At Risk Forum

AT RISK 2024


Wednesday 8 May

2023 Resource

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Chris Varney

2023 Resource

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Jeanette Pope

Annual Reports & Strategic Plan


Cover 2022

Strategic Plan


Download Mind Unwind

Mind Unwind is the only Anxiety management app that has been designed for young people by young people. Alongside breathing and meditation exercises, the app features a revolutionary panic button that will bring up your favourite songs, images and contacts for when things get tough.


Our Office: Unit 3, 75 Tulip St, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Email: connect@bgkllen.org.au