Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 4410 NEWSBOYS FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 2016 GRANTS ARDOCH YOUTH FOUNDATION Connecting Secondary Students to Work and Study Pathways in Frankston North Ardoch Youth Foundation provides a range of activities to help more than 200 students at Monterey Secondary College in Frankston North to stay engaged at school and broaden their horizons. The activities include: pathways beyond school sessions, LEGO Robotics, breakfast club, youth participation, and mentoring local primary students. “It suddenly all makes sense…all that study we did in school just fell into place.” MONTEREY SECONDARY COLLEGE STUDENT THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET SCHOOL Bursary Program The Australian Ballet School’s vocational ballet training program is an intensive eight-level course aimed at training dancers to the highest international standard. Dancers are trained to be artistic, technically outstanding, and to represent their art form at the highest level in Australia and internationally. ABS students come from across Australia and around the world. The Newsboys Foundation has contributed to the Australian Ballet School’s Bursary Program, which aims to ensure that no Victorian student is prevented by financial constraints from training at the school. BANKSIA GARDENS COMMUNITY SERVICES Stronger Foundations Study Program – Year 2 The Newsboys Foundation has supported Banksia Gardens Community Services to provide three study group sessions per week for young people living on the Banksia Gardens Estate, Broadmeadows. Volunteers, including tertiary students, are an integral part of the program. The volunteers provide one-on-one tutorial support for students in the study group sessions. The program helps young people engage in education and finish secondary school. BERRY STREET Berry Street Education Model: Establishing an Alumni Program The Berry Street Education Model (BSEM), delivered through intensive teacher training, mentoring and coaching, provides schools with unique, targeted, effective intervention methods which can be applied by teachers, leading to students’ increased educational participation and achievement. The model aims to ensure that young people engage in education and significantly improve their learning and educational outcomes. At the Berry Street School, it was found that the BSEM helped severely traumatised and disengaged students achieve an average academic growth of 1.8 years per annum. With Newsboys Foundation support, Banksia Gardens Community Services The Australian Ballet School