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