Funding and sponsorship

Programs

Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scholarship Program

The Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scholarship program aims to assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students to obtain a teaching degree.

www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Programs/Pages/IndigenousTeacherScholarships.aspx

 

100F Foundation grants

The IOOF Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in June 2002 as part of the demutualisation of IOOF Ltd.

They are committed to making an ongoing contribution to the community in which we live, by providing grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, disadvantaged children and youth and aged care.

Grant information: iooffoundation.org.au/apply-for-a-grant/ 

 

Max e Grants

Max e Grants is an initiative from Barnardos Australia and OfficeMax®. It is a small grants program designed to help children get the most out of their education through better participation.
The Max e Grants program provides small grants of up to $5,000.00 per grant to:

  • Community groups
  • Schools
  • Kindergartens
  • Day care centres
based in Australia or New Zealand and who apply on behalf of a disadvantaged child or young person (or group of children for a single project - eg school excursion) to further their education prospects. 

www.bmaxe.com.au

 

Future2Make the Difference! Grants

Future2 Make the Difference! Grants focus on the under 25s who may be financially disadvantaged, homeless, juvenile justice offenders, drug or alcohol dependent, disabled or Indigenous. Grants are awarded to projects and programs in the areas such as financial literacy, skills training, work experience, community service or mentoring. 

www.future2foundation.org.au

 

NAB Schools First

Launched in October 2008, NAB Schools First is a national awards program pledging $15 million over three years.

The program provides:

  • financial recognition of success in establishing effective 
    school-community partnerships; and
  • financial support to build stronger school-community partnerships.

 

International approaches to child protection: What can Australia learn?

The provision of child protection services varies considerably across the world. This paper from the Australian Institute of Family Studies offers a broad overview of some of the main approaches to child protection used internationally. Original article

29 Jul 2014

Australia loses international students at its own peril

Since the 2009 peak, numbers have been steadily dropping, dipping to a low of 515,813 international students enrolled in Australian institutions in 2012. Original article

29 Jul 2014

New job seeking requirements in the media

Media reports on the new requirements for job seekers have focused on the potential difficulties faced by job seekers and employers. More information

29 Jul 2014

Educational outcomes, experimental estimates, Tasmania, 2006-2013

This release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics presents information on the socioeconomic context of school achievement in Tasmania and the outcomes for Tasmanian Year 12 graduates and early school leavers, such as further study and participation in the labour market. Original article

29 Jul 2014

Research: Linkages between family structures and reslience in Aboriginal youth

This research investigates whether the profile of factors protecting psychosocial functioning of high risk exposed Australian Aboriginal youth are the same as those promoting psychosocial functioning in low risk exposed youth. Original article

29 Jul 2014

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