Digital Literacy Transforms NT School

Located on the outskirts of Darwin (NT), Ludmilla Primary is a small school of 94 students, more than half of which Indigenous or have a language background other than English. With their digital literacy project, Ludmilla has proven to be a school of choice for the local community.

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Mossman State School brings back the Kuku Yalanji language

Mossman State School’s quest to close the gap between its Indigenous and non-Indigenous student attendance, engagement and achievement led to an 18-month consultation process with the Kuku Yalanji Elders, to bring the local Aboriginal language, Kuku Yalanji, to the school.

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Teaching Fellows Panel: The Impact of the Fellowship

At the 2021 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards Ceremony, past Teaching Fellows Eddie Woo, Chantel Mirzai (2019) and Scott Sleap (2020) sat down to discuss the impact of the fellowship on their careers, students and the education sector.

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Google launch brand new STEM classroom at Montello PS

Montello Primary School in Burnie, Tasmania is set for a major technological upgrade, thanks to support from our partner, Google.

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Passion projects support student engagement

Flinders View Primary School is located in Port Augusta, with 172 students and an ICSEA value of 792. Over 70% of students are from an Indigenous background.

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Supporting Crisis Affected Schools in 2020

In 2020, schools faced challenges on a scale never seen before. Bushfires, floods, drought and COVID-19 combined to create unprecedented levels of trauma, anxiety and relentless, rapid change for students, teachers, families and school communities. Schools Plus responded by launching our first Crisis Appeal and we were overwhelmed by the generosity of our donors.

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Read our latest Impact Report

We are proud to release our 2020 Impact Report, detailing our impact on schools faced with disadvantage since 2015. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, as of June 2020, Schools Plus has been able to direct over $17 million to vulnerable children across Australia.

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Supporting Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

It is estimated that poor mental health accounts for 10% – 25% of the education gap between advantaged and disadvantaged children. After a year like no other, we know students are struggling to maintain good mental health and wellbeing. That’s why, in this period, we’re turning our focus to student mental health and wellbeing.

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