The Clontarf Foundation focuses on the improvement of the education, discipline, self-esteem, life skills and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men and by doing so equip them to participate more meaningfully in society.
Our core business is defined by 6 pillars that work as our guiding principles in order to meet our targeted outcomes they are:
Leadership – Partner/Community – Wellbeing – Football/Sport Education – Employment
It is our belief that by exposing participants to various experiences and by supporting students through aspects of their life, individuals will be better positioned to prosper.
Chaffey Secondary College has a successful program for indigenous students. In 2016, our school won the local NAIDOC Partnership/Organisation Award for the Chaffey Secondary College Koorie Team.
Our team focuses on strategies to help improve the attendance, engagement and learning of all indigenous students.
Our specific goals are:
• To be proactive in addressing Koorie student of connectedness to school as well as learning
• To use attendance, engagement and student learning data to inform practice and develop strategies
• To share readings and research that guide practice
• To encourage student leadership through a range of experiences at and away from the school
• To strengthen relationships with Koorie families
• To acknowledge student improvement in engagement and attendance
To strengthen our networks with agencies and experts in our community who work with the Koorie community