Empowering disadvantaged refugee and asylum seeker women through education
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
Ourschool alumni service - 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