RESP Q+A with Thomastown Meadows Primary School
The Refugee Education Support Program (RESP) is a key component of Foundation House’s work with schools and is delivered in partnership with the Department of Education and Training and the Centre for Multicultural Youth. Since 2012, more than 120 schools in Victoria have participated in RESP. Thomastown Meadows Primary School started the RESP cycle back … Continued
New resource available to support students who have been granted ‘Final Departure’ Bridging Visas
The Australian Government has begun granting ‘Final Departure’ Bridging Visa E (BVE) to some people seeking asylum who were previously transferred to Australia from Nauru or Papua New Guinea. These visas are typically granted for 6 months and may be renewed. They do not require visa holders to depart Australia at the end of the … Continued
Aitken Creek Primary School – EAL Coffee ‘n’ Chat Program
COVID-19 meant that many schools had to adapt their programs to an online environment. We caught up with the Multicultural Education Aides and EAL staff at Aitken Creek Primary School to hear about their EAL Coffee ‘n’ Chat Program for parents and carers from refugee backgrounds. Why did you start the Coffee and Chat program … Continued
School’s In for Refugees Launch
The School’s In for Refugees website was launched in August by The Hon. James Merlino MP.
Important COVID-19 Update
Foundation House is committed to maintaining service continuity in this challenging COVID-19 environment.