An initiative of Colman Education Foundation, Our Place is a place-based approach to supporting the education and development of children and families in disadvantaged communities. Our Place facilitates partnerships that enable the local school to be the central place for learning and support services that overcome barriers to educational achievement.Visit Website
How can philanthropy, government and the social service sector collaborate to help children and families overcome the many barriers presented by socio-economic disadvantage?
Doveton College has shown the elements of the Our Place approach can be highly effective when implemented together. So through a partnership with the Victorian Government in nine other communities, the aim is to demonstrate the approach can be scaled successfully.