Creating vital hub

07 Mar 2018 Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Gus McCubbing Partnership to help Seymour College thrive Seymour College is set share in a $15 million initiative designed to provide dedicated engagement officers, early childhood facilities and increased opportunities for adult education. Victorian Education Minister James Merlino said the Our Place initiative, a partnership between the Victorian Government and Colman Foundation, a philanthropic organisation, will help integrate early childhood, school and adult education services and give families access to a range of education and support services at a single location. The Colman Foundation has committed to inject an average of $300 000 to Seymour College every year for the next decade. It is also funding Morwell Central Primary School, Carlton Primary School, Robinvale P-12 and Bridgewood Primary School for staff and support during the next 10 years. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said Our Place will create a vital hub for the community in Seymour. Continued Page 3 SEYMOUR TELEGRAPH Helping you From Page 1 It will enable a range of professionals to work together to deliver education, care, health and support services to ung people Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson said the council welcomed any programs or initiatives which helped young people in Seyachieve the Forming partnerships like this between schools, not-forprofit organisations, council and the Victorian Government will be so beneficial to young eir potential outcomes for students and give them the best start in life, Cr Sanderson said. We sincerely thank the Colman Foundation and the Victorian Government forLicensed by Copyright Agency. You may only copy or communicate this work with a licence.