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Early Learning Matters Week 26 to 30 July 2021

By General, Latest, News

So much learning happens in the first five years of life. Children’s brains are wired to learn. They are like little sponges – soaking up everything around them. Tomorrow Today recognises the importance of quality early learning experiences for children and offers a range of programs to assist all Benalla…

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Help build a stronger Benalla

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Tomorrow Today is seeking local people who are passionate about Benalla to join the Board. We are looking for people with a range of skills and experience who are deeply connected to the Benalla community. If you have community development experience; legal, marketing or business management skills; program development or…

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Message from our Chair

By Uncategorised

Ten years ago our major project – the Education Benalla Program – was rolling out its many activities with schools and other organisations to improve healthy child development and children’s educational outcomes. Now, we are seeing significant improvements in children’s school readiness and the rate of transition to work or…

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Volunteer Spotlight

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Our volunteers are a vital part of our work in the Benalla community. ‘Kinder Pals’ volunteers visit Benalla preschools each week. They read to children and talk to them about books and kinder activities. Two of out new Kinder Pals volunteers, Jenny and Sheryl, shared their experiences. Why did you…

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Apprenticeship inspires career

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Tomorrow Today proudly offers an annual school-based apprenticeship within our Early Years programs. Local student Tahlia Allen took up this opportunity in 2020, while completing her Year 12 studies at Benalla P-12 College. Tahlia was no stranger to Tomorrow Today. In 2017 Tahlia did our Connect9 mentoring program, then our…

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Locals who give

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Local pharmacist Marsha Watson sees the impact Tomorrow Today is having in our community every day. She also knows that this year in particular will be one where demand for services provided by Tomorrow Today will increase and funding may be a challenge. “I’d known about the work Tomorrow Today…

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A chance to try new activities

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Many young people look forward to the weekly outlet of an out of school activity such as football, Guides or basketball. With all activities cancelled in 2020, Benalla’s young people were keen to get active and mix with and make friends. Tomorrow Today partnered with Benalla Rural City Council and…

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Students engage in digital storytelling

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When Covid forced students to stay home and attempt self-paced learning, it raised concerns. Would there be students feeling isolated, who may disengage with formal education altogether and not return once schools reopened? Tomorrow Today partnered with Benalla P-12 to come up with a project that would be so exciting…

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Vouchers ease the burden

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School can be expensive. Purchasing new books, shoes, uniforms and stationery can be particularly stressful for families struggling financially. Thanks to the wonderful support of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the generosity of local donors, Tomorrow Today distributed 390 Back to School vouchers worth $19,500 to…

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Chair Report

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Ten years ago our major project – the Education Benalla Program – was rolling out its many activities with schools and other organisations to improve healthy child development and children’s educational outcomes. Now, we seeing significant improvements in children’s school readiness and the rate of transition to work or study…

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