Presentation on theme: "Building a culture of success. Hands On Learning Australia (HOLA) NOT FOR PROFIT - Harm prevention charity that supports schools to run HOL. Her Excellency."— Presentation transcript:
Hands On Learning Australia (HOLA) NOT FOR PROFIT - Harm prevention charity that supports schools to run HOL. Her Excellency Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor General is our Patron.
Hands On Learning (HOL): Targeted engagement, one day every week Two artisan-teachers, ten kids - working, sharing meals, and building supportive relationships. Grow self esteem + experience of success = make the most of school
What makes HOL different? Onsite program Creative building projects for school and community that others value Parental engagement Statewide network to train and mentor staff
Outcomes Individual Attendance and behaviour ( 74% ) Social competencies (>20% ) Unemployment (2.2% vs 10.8%) Across the school Better classrooms for everyone Student wellbeing/coordinator/AP flow on effects of concentrated care for these students Research projects University of Melbourne (2013) Deloitte Access Economics (2012)
Cost ~$60k for 0.5 FTE to support 25 students each year Seed funding from philanthropy to help two schools establish HOL Artisan-teachers ES award - trades people, maintenance staff, chaplains, teachers, volunteers Capital Works Projects savings