Our research and policy work in this area has included:
Our small study in Colac Otway Shire in western Victoria aimed to explore local assumptions that poorer educational outcomes are related to the ways that communities value or undervalue education.
Read the report:
George Myconos and Angela McKenna 2017, Community attitudes to education in the Colac Otway Shire (PDF, 220 KB)
Missing out on primary school can prevent young people from developing the foundational skills they need to successfully transition to secondary school. the Brotherhood's researchers are contributing to the design and evaluation of Project REAL (Re-engagement in Education and Learning).
Read more »
Submit your writing to the Hope Prize national short story competition before entries close on Jan 31! Prizes total… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.