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After-School Program

Our After-School Program (formerly known as “Study Group”) has provided support to children and young people in Greater Hume for over 17 years. The After-School Program provides a suite of activities to support the academic, social,

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Aiming High VCE Support Program

Aiming High VCE Support Program specifically targets young people in the wider Hume area completing their VCE, years 11 and 12. The program offers these students who care about their studies in-depth support with tutors and

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Broadmeadows Community Youth Justice Alliance

Led by Banksia Gardens Community Services, the Broadmeadows Community Youth Justice Alliance (BCYJA) is an innovative program providing young people living in the Broadmeadows area access to holistic supports services. Funded by the Department of Justice

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Girls Circle

The Girls’ Circle program provides a safe space for girls aged 10-14 years old from diverse cultural backgrounds to come together, socialize and discuss relevant topics around gender equality, respectful relationship and personal development. Girls’ Circle

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Good People Act Now (GPAN)

The Good People Act Now (GPAN) Project is a youth-led community group in Broadmeadows, Victoria, working to promote gender equality and end violence against women in Hume. The GPAN Project was established in 2014 in response

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Kenley Court Neighbourhood House

Kenley Court Neighbourhood House (KCNH) is operated by BGCS and is located in Meadow Heights. With a diverse local population and a large portion of refugees and new migrants, KCNH connects and empowers people through various

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NCESE Annual Conference 2023

Welcome to the Northern Centre for Excellence in School Engagement (NCESE)’s 2023 conference: From surviving to thriving. On this page you will find the official conference program, links to presenter slides, some further reading and more!

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School Holiday Program

The School Holiday Program is a youth development program for young people in the Broadmeadows region to experience leisure and creative activities, to develop skills and build social capital. In response to the strong community need

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Social Cohesion Through Education

The Social Cohesion Through Education (SCTE) program at Banksia Gardens supports diversity, increases cross-cultural and global understanding and enhances social cohesion within local school communities in Hume. Banksia Gardens partners with local schools, forming a community

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Youth Transitions Support Program

The Youth Transition Support Program supports young people of refugee and migrant background aged 15-25 years to build their skills and participate in education and employment. The program places a strong focus on workplace readiness, access

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