THE ISSUE 

  • Low education levels lead to poor life long health and wellbeing outcomes. 
  • The lack of accessible, effective and comprehensive service delivery to rural and remote West Australians leads to poor outcomes and cycles of disadvantage 
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary students in WA have a significantly lower attendance rate than non-Aboriginal students 

WHAT IS NEEDED? 
An investment in approaches that increase student participation in all areas of education, particularly for at-risk groups such as Indigenous youth, rural and remote communities and those coming from low socio-economic backgrounds. 

OUR ROLE 
To use sport and partnerships for the delivery of education and training to enhance employment opportunities and long-term health and wellbeing. 

OUR OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Deliver training, education, career and employment programs 
  • Establish immersive youth experiences in specific geographical areas 
  • Work with schools to help increase class participation 
  • Implement youth based leadership programs 
  • Promote Aboriginal employment and education opportunities, including mentor programs utilising FFC playing and past player talent 
  • Establish pathways that increase accessibility into tertiary education