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
From social isolation in a new country to a thriving family – Annina and her children get connected to the help they need
Through a trusted relationship with Our Place Doveton, mother-of-five Annina gained employment, a sense of purpose, social connections, and services t…
Our Place brought together local families, community partners and service providers to celebrate its launch at Morwell Park Primary School.…
Our Place shares expertise in a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the State Education System in Victoria
Recommendations to address educational outcomes for families in disadvantaged communities has been provided to a Parliamentary Inquiry.…
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.