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Telepresence robots at Yarralumla Primary

4 November, 2017

We are inspired to announce the first school in the ACT, and the first in our St.George Foundation funded pilot to trial telepresence robots to keep seriously sick students connected to their schools. This bot will keep a little girl with serious illness, and her siblings, connected to their classmates at Yarralumla Primary. Yarralumla Primary […]

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Creating a Place for Personal Story

30 June, 2015

We are committed to telling the stories of sick kids and their families. ¬†MissingSchool upholds this commitment in both formal and informal discussions in our work. In 2015, MissingSchool presented to staff of the Australian Capital Territory Education and Training Directorate (ACT-EDT) on the issues and challenges of missing school from the perspective of a […]

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Public Support and Achieving MissingSchool Objectives

1 February, 2014

MissingSchool will pick up a public funding focus in the forthcoming financial year as we move into our new strategy. The public funding strategy is desired not only as a means to build income for our operations, but as a platform to broaden public empathy and understanding for the limits on education facing seriously sick […]

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Strategic Planning and Management

30 November, 2013

In November 2013, MissingSchool held a two-day strategic planning workshop. Members of the Management Committee came together, with independent adviser and experienced educator, Jennifer Lavoipierre, to review progress for the previous 18 months, and map out areas of focus for the coming 18 months. The results of this workshop have been used to develop the […]

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