All children and their families succeed
Five core Elements
Evidence-based strategies to achieve outcomes for children, families and communities.
Schools as the place to support disadvantaged communities.
Our Place is a holistic place-based approach to supporting the education, health and development of all children and families in disadvantaged communities by utilising the universal platform of a school.
Our vision is that all children and their families succeed in life. We aim to reshape the service system by influencing changes in policies and practices that address the structural causes of disadvantage.
that education is
the key to lifting the
improving the lives
of children and
The Westall community begins to benefit from Our Place’s focus on building relationships and establishing governance that supports shared strategic pl…
Our Place Morwell has partnered with Latrobe City Council to provide families with easier access to a Maternal Child Health (MCH) nurse by offering th…
While families were having fun participating in the Children’s Week activities, they were also building important connections with other families, loc…
Our Place is an initiative of the Colman Education Foundation. Through the Foundation’s ten-year partnership with the Victorian state government, Our Place is being implemented in ten school sites across Victoria, with the support of philanthropic partners.