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Introducing Families And Schools Together Australia

Last week Mal, Fiona and Mark met for two days in Perth WA to strengthen Families And Schools together (FAST) Nationally. For the past few years the three of them have been working to expand this great program, and its outcomes Nationally. To date over 100 schools and communities across the country have benefitted from…

Getting parents back in business

Getting Parents Back in Business

  Many of us spend time out of our professional roles while raising our young families. Re-gaining the confidence and the courage to search for new opportunities can be difficult. Coming together to support each other on that path is a practice of true community. Schools can be a great place of community. Congratulations to…

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Using our skills and creativity

Getting Parents Back in Business continued in South Hobart today as Paul, Hester and Ruth explored and discussed their motivations and needs in relation to future employment and career opportunities.

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Celebrating success!

 A group of six young women at Claremont College in Hobart celebrated their own successes recently when they completed both the Life Coaching and Life and Career Pathway Planning Modules in Coaching Young People for Success. “..helping young people believe that no matter the circumstances, anything is possible if you put your mind to it…

Display your artwork

Your space awaits

Tahlia Lowry is now very happily reunited with her art work that had ‘gone astray’ for quite a few years. She is enjoying the excitement of family and friends now being able to see first hand her incredible work, of which she is proud! It was great to get to know Tahlia and have a…

Ready Set Job Training

Teachers trained in Ready Set Job

Early in November Impact Communities delivered the first teacher training for Ready Set Job. Ten teachers participated and found the material extremely useful in assisting students in their career readiness.

IYCP Achieves Great Results

IYCP Achieves Great Results

Meleah Oates was one of Impact Communities very first Indigenous Youth Career Pathways  (IYCP) participants in 2013. Meleah was able to be placed in a School Based Traineeship (SBT) with Workskills Inc. undertaking a business traineeship. Impact Communities was able to support/mentor Meleah to complete year 12 and SBT to sustain and gain full-time employment post year 12. Meleah…

Glenorchy guys get job ready

Glenorchy guys get job ready

Last week Friday a group of young men from Glenorchy completed the Ready Set Job program. Ready Set Job aims to increase the job readiness of people, in this case a group of young men. The Program increased their knowledge of the labour market and the world of work. Ready Set Job focusses not only…