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CMY has a range of Education programs designed to support school-aged young people and their families.
If your school or community organisation works with students from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Victoria, our team can provide support, resources and free training sessions for your learning support program.
MY Education Awards 2020
Nominations are now open for the MY Education Awards 2020. The theme for this year is ‘Celebrating learning communities’. Nominations close 5pm on Monday 10 August and the awards will be held in September. Find out more and submit nomination
Schools Standing Up To Racism
Schools Standing Up to Racism is a collaboration between the CMY and the Victorian Department of Education and Training, offering a range of resources to support schools to address racism and discrimination in their school environment. Visit the website
Learning Beyond the Bell (LBB)
Across Victoria, Learning Beyond the Bell (LBB) supports over 365 out-of-school-hours learning support programs (OSHLSP). These programs provide high quality tuition and learning support to children and young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds and their families. They also assist families to better support their children’s learning at home. Find out more
Refugee Education Support Program (RESP)
The Refugee Education Support Program (RESP) improves the educational outcomes of students from migrant and refugee backgrounds by providing holistic and targeted support to selected schools. This strengthens the connections between student achievement and wellbeing and student, family, school and community engagement. Find out more
Find a learning support program
Our Homework Club database includes over 350 learning support programs across Victoria. These are attended by more than 6,000 students weekly and assisted by approximately 1,800 volunteer tutors. Some of these learning support programs have agreed to be listed publicly on our website.
If you are interested in volunteering with a learning support program, or you know a student in need of support, find your closest program here.
Training and Professional Development
CMY offers training for school staff, coordinators and volunteer tutors currently active in an Out-of-School-Hours Learning Support Program. Sessions are offered regularly and can be delivered at your club, school or at CMY. For upcoming sessions, please see Learning Beyond the Bell or download the 2020 Term 3 Training Calendar.
We provide a range of modules suitable for different organisations involved in education and learning support for students from a refugee or migrant backgrounds. See the full list of training and professional development modules. All training is free for Out-of-School-Hours Learning Support Programs run by a community, school or religious organisation, and targeting refugee and migrant students.
Education training and professional development opportunities are supported by the Victorian Government.
Opening the School Gate: Engaging Multicultural Families in Schools
A resource kit that provides teachers and other school staff with a range of strategies to encourage parents and families to participate in their child’s […]
State of the Sector: Out-of-School-Hours Learning Support 2018
This publication aims to outline the impact the Victorian OSHLSP sector has on students from refugee and migrant backgrounds.