Hands On Learning Australia engaging kids in their school and community
We are a not-for-profit Harm Prevention Charity helping secondary schools deliver an in-school program for students most at risk of leaving school early.
Read Positive, Practical and Productive: A Case study of HANDS ON LEARNING in action by Dr Malcolm Turnbull of the University of Melbourne’s Youth Research Centre.
Watch journalist Denise Ryan interview principal Angela Pollard about Hands On Learning at this years VASSP conference.
Read a transcript of the interview including comments from principal Craig Felstead.
View a short SBS news item (7 Sept 2012) featuring HOL.
Read Tony Wright’s article in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald (8 Sept 2012) profiling one of our alumni.
Read the Deloitte Access Economics report on the socio-economic benefits of investing in the prevention early school leaving which estimates that in workforce outcomes alone, Hands On Learning has already contributed gains of $1.6 Billion to the Australian economy.