Congratulations Toby

Stories like Toby’s are why we do the work we do. Toby is in Grade 3 and has completed the No Limits program supported by MPF. As a baby and toddler Toby had significant speech delays and behavioural issues. His mum Kerry had him assessed and learned Toby has autism,...

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Rosebud Secondary and teaching behaviour

At some point along the way we seemed to forget that children and young people need a roadmap, to know what's in and out, a set of rules they can fit in with, or reject. Covid remote learning didn't help any of this, but there was still the gradual decline in clarity...

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WPLG expanding

Western Port Learning Guarantee has come on leaps and bounds since its humble and inauspicious beginnings in 2018. With very significant donor support and courageous educational leaders who are not afraid to be wrong, the work has grown momentum that is powering...

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In Tune WithU

When we first discussed In Tune WithU with Musician, Singer Songwriter, Cheryl Beattie of The Music Industry in Rosebud, we talked about engagement and the fact that it seemed that so many young people in the local area were struggling to be engaged. By this we meant...

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MPF Music in Schools

Music in Schools is in four Western Port primary schools and is a part of the Western Port Learning Guarantee, a community driven initiative aiming to support all children and young people in their educational journey through to successful completion of year 12....

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Drivers of Intergenerational Disadvantage

Underlying reasons for intergenerational disadvantage and what we can do. Intensely focused grass roots engagement in areas of disadvantage on the Mornington Peninsula over the last five years is leading to greater clarity regarding the underlying drivers of...

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Hastings Primary Library Upgrade

Project Outcomes - Library renovation at Hastings Primary School On behalf of the Hastings Primary School community, I would like to extend our thanks for the support provided by the Mornington Peninsula Foundation that has enabled us to complete the recently finished...

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No Limits Review and Planning Day

It was great to get all of the MPF No Limits Kinders and schools together for an all day Review and Planning workshop in July 2022. No Limits, which addresses low rates of oral language and literacy development, has been generously funded by a wonderful group of...

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System Change

System change – it shouldn’t be about numbers; it should be about the real and lasting change achieved. Recently MPF has been acknowledging outstanding achievements in educational interventions, the appointment of some highly credentialed specialists to our board and...

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