TEACHaR, Tutoring for Children and Young People

Anglicare Victoria’s Education Program provides specialised tutoring online and in person to vulnerable children and young people.


This personalised education program assists children aged 4-18 years who need extra help in the classroom. Teachers work collaboratively with children and young people, their carers/parents, school staff and other professionals to transform their feelings and attitudes towards learning. While first developed for young people in out-of-home care, it has grown to support students, carers and professionals all across Victoria.

 

This tutoring program helps children and young people:

  • Increase school engagement and attendance.
  • Develop positive feelings and attitudes towards learning.
  • Improve literacy, numeracy and academic skills.
  • Access higher education opportunities at the same rate as their peers.

 

Remote Teaching & Learning Strategy

During the current health restrictions AV’s TEACHaR program is providing specialist tutoring remotely. We continue to deliver the same dedicated, expert learning assistance to the children who need extra help in the classroom – but we’re not stopping there. With the challenges of a pandemic faced by everyone, we’re ensuring that all of our families can access the basic elements of this highly-regarded, school engagement program at home.

 

The Learning from Home Strategy Includes:

  • Increased 1:1 Online Teaching Sessions using Webex.
  • Educational Learning Packs for students that include IT equipment and desks if required.
  • An educational resource library that includes specialist website and podcast links.
  • Students access to free online courses and programs such as Mathletics, Reading Eggs and Literacy Planet.
  • Virtual Classrooms that cover topics such as art, music, science, literacy, story time and VCE support.
  • An online support community for carers schooling young people and children at home.

 

To access a service and for all enquiries email: TEACHaR@anglicarevic.org.au

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Carer Connect

The TEACHaR Program are offering Anglicare Victoria foster carers exclusive access to an online network of fellow carers and teachers to support them with remote learning arrangements for the children and young people in their care.

 

Resources

Anglicare Victoria Mindfulness Resources
Mathletics
ABC
Kids News
Pobble 365
Khan Academy
Wootube
The Literacy Shed
Time For Kids


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