Social Cohesion through Education

Social Cohesion through Education is a pilot program in Shepparton that will support the Victorian Government’s efforts to strengthen diversity, increase cross-cultural and global understanding and enhance social cohesion. Read more about this program.


Social Cohesion through Education
Funded by the Department of Education and Training

Social Cohesion through Education is a pilot program in Shepparton that will support the Victorian Government’s efforts to strengthen diversity, increase cross-cultural and global understanding and enhance social cohesion.

Specifically, funding is provided for the design and delivery of the SCTE pilot in Shepparton which will support:

  • schools and communities to collectively identify gaps in prevention and early intervention strategies countering anti-social behaviour
  • schools to establish partnerships with local community groups and services
  • schools to develop safe and respectful environments to ensure young people and their families are engaged with school
  • schools to promote intercultural and interfaith understanding to develop a sense of belonging for young people and their families
  • the development of evidence-based strategies that support young people and their families to contribute to their local communities
  • schools, local communities, community organisations and government to develop and share corporate knowledge to inform sustainable ongoing efforts to boost social cohesion in Shepparton.

 

help students gain a greater understanding of inclusion and appreciation for diversity and ensure young people and their families are engaged with school