Media Release                                                                                             14 August 2018 Government’s Need to Break the Poverty Trap for Talented Disadvantaged Students   The Skyline Education Foundation today warned Australia was in danger of continuing to lose some of its most talented and gifted students in the future and has called for a strategic education policy to break the Poverty Trap. Katrina Reynen, Chair of the Skyline Education Foundation said breaking the Poverty Trap

CHAIR’S REPORT The last twelve months have seen significant growth in Skyline’s operational capacity and business management, number of students, capacity to attract large and engaged donors and alumni development and engagement. The Annual General Meeting Chair’s Report outlines the impact of the program in 2018 across these areas, and success as a program rated extremely highly by students, as they graduated in record numbers from Year 12. Read the full Chair’s Report here.

2017 has been a year that our students, companion teachers and principals, partner schools, donors and program coordinators can also be rightly proud of. This year marked the start of Skyline’s new tenth anniversary goal, to expand our reach, both in numbers of students supported, and in terms of new geographies. Read our full Annual Report below to learn of the highlights, grants and program impact from 2017:  Skyline Annual

Dear Skyline Patrons and Supporters NEW CEO I am delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Sydenham-Clarke to the inaugural role of CEO of the Skyline Education Foundation following an intense six month organisational design and growth effort by the Skyline board and staff. Jane brings a rich history of CEO expertise across many and diverse high profile portfolios and organisations, and she is passionate about our students already. I

Skyline’s VCE Bursary Program started 2018 on a high note with students attending one of three weekend-long residential camps. The camps are an opportunity for students in Years 11 and 12 to come together not only to look at what lies ahead but also to strengthen their friendships and peer support. The Melbourne program, for the first time held at Trinity College at the University of Melbourne, focused on the theme of Transitions.  The diverse and structured program featured intense

For the second year, Skyline was fortunate to receive a grant from the Bank of Melbourne Neighbourhood Fund.  In 2017, the Bank of Melbourne Neighbourhood Fund supported Skyline’s Year 11 students from the Greater Dandenong region.  This new grant will support all nine students from the region to complete their VCE with the support and guidance of the Skyline program, and most importantly with the support of Skyline’s Program Manager,

In 2018, Skyline will be expanding the program to reach an even greater number of schools and students throughout Victoria.  With the success of the new program established in Geelong in 2017, Skyline will be extending its reach to Melbourne’s South East and Mornington Peninsula with a new program to commence in that region in 2018.  This will bring the total number of students Skyline is supporting from 49 to

We are thrilled to announce that with the generous support of our donors we have achieved our target of raising $300,000 during our year-long Anniversary Appeal, with the grand total coming in at $395,866. Beyond this, Skyline has received enormous amounts of pro-bono support over the past 12 months through our ever-expanding networks.  Skyline would like to thank all our supporters for their generosity over this period and to acknowledge

Following the creation of Skyline by educational psychologist, the late John Cheetham, through the DOXA Youth Foundation, Skyline was established in 2006, when Dr Peter Hollingworth was invited to take on the role of Chairman.  Since then, Dr Hollingworth has led the Foundation through substantial change, to create a successful program that has grown to reach more students than ever before.  After a decade in the helm, Dr Hollingworth has

The Skyline Education Foundation Australia Chairman and Board are pleased to share with you our 2016 Annual Review. This Review provides a wonderful overview of our work for the year, including student, Board and staff profiles. We are extremely grateful to the donors, sponsors, in-kind supporters, patrons, and partner schools who have enabled us to deliver this vital work providing intensive support to talented students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Some of