GOAL: To improve access to quality, relevant and supportive education through initiatives that provide disadvantaged Victorians with the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Education focus areas:
- Engaging and retaining P-12 students
Initiatives that target students at risk of disengaging from school.
- Creating vocational pathways
Certified education and training pathways that lead to meaningful work.
- Transitioning migrants and refugees
Education and training opportunities that will enable migrants and refugees to transition into Victoria’s culturally diverse communities.
Education: Case Studies
Children whose parents are employed have improved life chances
Motivating students to work harder and aim higher
Supporting businesses to retain highly skilled and valued talent or to employ new talent who have or acquire a disability
An innovative community-led initiative deals with the emerging problem of school absenteeism at a young age