EVERY CHILD HAS THE RIGHT TO THE SAME OPPORTUNITIES

Schools Plus is a national not-for-profit that supports children to have the opportunity to thrive through school and beyond.

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EVERY CHILD, EVERY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING REPORT

In the wake of the pandemic and natural disasters, children’s wellbeing has become a top priority for schools across Australia. Now, Schools Plus is able to shed light on some of the solutions.

Education Inequity

Education improves lives and helps create a thriving society. A child’s education should not be dictated by their postcode or background. In Australia, children facing disadvantage are, on average, three years behind their peers.

OUR IMPACT TO DATE

$60 M+

raised

500,000+

students helped

1,400+

schools supported

STORIES OF IMPACT

Restimulating the learning journey

Ava, a Year 4 student at Bruthen Primary School (VIC), responded honestly when teachers asked her and her classmates what they thought about maths; Ava said: “we told them we hated maths.”

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Shining a light on a different future

Roxy, Year 10 student at Wynyard High School (TAS), never felt she had a role model. Her mum and older sister never had a job and much like other children in the area, the household she grew up in caused a bit of trauma. Feeling like her prospects were bleak, Roxy did not regularly attend school.

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Lighting the spark

As a school already providing opportunities for students to develop entrepreneurial skills, Kepnock State High School (QLD) sought to do more and with a focus on First Nations students.

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