NBBEN educate, build resilience and inspire young people to break adversity and do remarkable things!

The Business Education Network (NBBEN) is a registered Australian charity which supports young people, who are facing considerable challenges in their lives, to transition from adolescence to adulthood. There are many real and concerning threats to the welfare and development of Australian youth and we work with our incredibly supportive and inspiring partners and ambassadors in the community to make a considerable and tangible difference.

Together we improve the lives of local families and their children by providing school and community groups with outreach and vocational programmes, exposure to industry, mentoring, qualified youth case worker support and personal development resources.  This includes inspirational workshops and mentoring by our Ambassadors – Guy Leech, Joy Yates, Aaron ‘Losty’ Robinson, Barry Southgate and Cr. Michael Reagan.

NBBEN are passionate about making an enormous difference in our community.  We are continually grateful to our partners for your support and generous donations to assist with our work.  Over our 20 years of working together we have inspired over 100,000 student opportunities across the Northern Sydney region.

Workplace Learning

The Work Placement Support Programme aims to provide work experience to help students make a successful transition through school to further education, training, and active participation in the community.

Partnership Brokers

The School Business Community Partnership Brokers aim is to create a whole community approach that supports young people to remain engaged, or reengage, in education or training.

Careers Expo

The Northern Beaches Careers Expo in Sydney’s Northern Beaches is an annual event which offers young people across Northern Sydney the opportunity to investigate options for their future.

Links to Learning

Jumpstart is an alternate learning programme funded as a Links to Learning Project by the DEC which is focussed on project based learning in vocational subjects.

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