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The Beyond the Bell vision is that:
"Our community is a leader in working together to enable our young people to succeed"
We will know we have succeeded when we have 90% or more of our young people achieving Year 12 or equivalent (Certificate III) by 2030.

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Beyond the Bell presents the following workshops for members of Beyond the Bell Local Action Groups, partners and stakeholders.
The Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has been contracted to deliver two workshops (one focused on shared measurement, the other on action research) to members of Beyond the Bell Local Action Groups and Beyond the Bell partners and stakeholders. These workshops will run for two hours each and will be repeated three times as per the following schedule.

Location Workshop Date Time
Hamilton How to measure success? 14 June 11.00am – 1.00pm
Hamilton Using Action Research 14 June 1.30-3.30pm
Warrnambool How to measure success? 15 June 9.00 – 11.00am
Warrnambool Using Action Research 15 June 11.30-1.30pm
Camperdown How to measure success? 17 June 10.30am-12.30pm
Camperdown Using Action Research 17 June 1.00-3.00pm

Workshop 1: How do you measure success?

This workshop will focus on the role of outcomes, indicators and measurement in the planning, delivery and review of projects and more broadly of a Collective Impact initiative.

Workshop 2: Using action research to learn and adapt

This workshop will focus on how action research can be used to continuously learn and adapt both individual projects and more broadly, Collective Impact initiatives.
Workshops will be interactive with a maximum of 20 participants, and will consist of a presentation, facilitated discussions and break-out small group exercises. Participants will be provided with a copy of the slides and a set of handouts as well as links to helpful and related resources.
These events are supported by funding from the Barwon South West Regional Development Australia Committee.
Click here for further information and registration.

Beyond the Bell acknowledges and thanks the South West Community Foundation for funding for the following initiatives:
Beyond the Bell Local Activities 
This grant will provide $5,000 for resources to enable 6 small small local initiatives in each of the municipalities across the Great South Coast area.  The funds provided through this project will used to:
Purchase books and educational games to the support the Nurture Nest Program (a parenting program for vulnerable families) in the Moyne Shire early years literacy programs in the Corangamite Shire.

Purchase Parent Education Handbooks (a parenting program for parents and families of vulnerable adolescents) in Warrnambool.

Design and print marketing and promotional materials to support the Growing Greater Readers Program (an early years literacy program) in the Southern Grampians Shire.

Provide resources (such as information forums for families and printed information) to assist students and children in the transition between primary school and secondary school in Colac Otway shire.

Design and print marketing and promotional materials to support the Key Messages project (health and wellbeing messages for families and young people) in the Glenelg Shire.
Beyond the Bell – Valuing education
This grant will provide $5,000 to assist with the implementation of the Beyond the Bell Communication Strategy. The aim is to develop a high profile for Beyond the Bell work and ensure that the broad community understands and values the significance of education.
This project will enable:

  1.  The design and purchase of a Beyond the Bell pull up banner for display at events across the Great South Coast
  2. The development and implementation of a mixed traditional media /social media public awareness campaign over a 12 month period. 
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