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Education Benalla Program

Kindergarten steps up early STEM learning

By Education Benalla Program, News

Bernard Briggs Kindergarten in Benalla has kids building, learning about gravity and experimenting with magnets, thanks to new equipment, purchased with a grant from Tomorrow Today. The Stepping Stones grant allowed the kindergarten to purchase new equipment that encourages students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through play…

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A community mentor supports a young person in Benalla as they try cooking together

Benalla best in Victoria

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

Benalla has won two awards in Keep Victoria Beautiful’s 2020 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Town Awards. The awards recognise, celebrate and share grassroots initiatives and positive actions taken by community groups, educational institutions, businesses and councils in rural and regional areas in Victoria. At a virtual awards ceremony on Saturday 10 October,…

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Volunteer profile: Jenny Reaburn

By Education Benalla Program, News

Jenny Reaburn has been volunteering with Tomorrow Today as a Reading Buddy since 2014. Trained Reading Buddies are matched with a Benalla P-12 College student in Year 1 or 2, visiting the classroom twice a week for the year. They read quality picture books to their buddy, listen to their reading, and help with spelling and other…

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Connecting in isolation

By Education Benalla Program, News

The weekly sessions of our Parents Early Education Partnership (PEEP) program have become a fixture in the lives of Benalla’s young children and their parents, with over 220 families taking part this year.  As well as being a place to share songs, stories and parent discussion, PEEP offers an important…

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Dr Justin Coulson and Cath Warnock PEEP

Parenting expert shares insights

By Education Benalla Program, News

Program leaders at Tomorrow Today Foundation’s Parents’ Early Education Partnership (PEEP) have secured quite the coup, lining up national parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson to share parenting tips for the COVID-19 period with the Benalla community, delivered right into their kitchens and living rooms. Dr Coulson is a sought-after and…

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Fun In Benalla

By Education Benalla Program, News

“We have worked so hard. And we have achieved,” said one triumphant young person after the presentation that concluded a two-day digital workshop run by Tomorrow Today during the school holidays. Twenty-one young people had taken the opportunity to help create a digital solution to a local community issue. The…

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Girl-Powered STEAM

By Education Benalla Program, Events, General, News

Calling all girls aged 11 to 16 who like Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). Girl-Powered STEAM, presented by Tomorrow Today, gives you the chance to get hands-on with robotics and technology and talk with women working in STEAM. The evening will kick off with a session just for…

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2019 PEEP Graduation Event

By Education Benalla Program, News

There was pride and excitement aplenty at the 2019 PEEP Graduation event at Cecily Court playroom on 10 December. Twenty-two four-year-olds with mortar board hats, graduation certificates and wide smiles stood before their families – and it was difficult to say who was prouder, parent or child. The Parents Early…

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Annual Celebration

By Education Benalla Program, News

More than 100 people gathered at the Lakeside Centre last Tuesday for Tomorrow Today’s Annual Celebration. It was a wonderful opportunity to hear stories of achievement and change. The work of the Foundation came to life when Education Benalla Program Manager, Sally Matheson interviewed a local dad and his 13…

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