Media releases

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Beacon welcomes federal budget investment in apprentices, but more needs to be done to help prepare kids for the workforce

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, 12 May Beacon welcomes federal budget investment in apprentices, but more needs to be done to help prepare kids for the workforce Beacon is leading the way in Tasmania to help young Tasmanians become the next generation of apprentices and trainees in the State. Beacon’s Chief Operating Officer, Kath McCann, welcomed the […]

Major conference to discuss the future of education and the role of the community

Some of the State’s leading education experts will gather in Hobart this week to talk about the future of education in Tasmania. The conference will be hosted by the Beacon Foundation and will focus on the role the community plays in supporting young people both at school and once they finish. Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, […]

Tassie teen wins Be@Connected competition to interview Tim Paine, Australian Test Cricket Captain

Grade 7 student Nayton Martelli has been named winner of the Beacon Foundation’s Be@Connected Competition and will interview Australian Test Cricket Captain Tim Paine, in the final episode of Be@Connected. The 12 episodes series has proven a winner to students across Australia who have been able to watch conversations with prominent speakers like the Australian […]

Be@Connected to Host World Swimming Champion

Beacon Foundation has today launched the full speaker schedule for their online learning series, Be@Connected.  From Ambassador, Australian Test Cricket Captain Tim Paine, to Australian Swimming World Champion Ariarne Titmus, it is no wonder that the series is proving to be a huge success with students across Australia. Beacon Foundation CEO Scott Harris said, “The […]

106 Mentors to Open Doors to Opportunities for Young People on the Central Coast

Ulverstone’s Collective ed. team is working together with the community to enable young people to thrive, increase year 12 attainment and identify ways more young people can transition into meaningful pathways after school. This week, the Central Coast community held an event to celebrate the Central Coast 100 Day Challenge and to launch Doors to […]