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Our ground breaking education program is helping 34,000 students boost their employment and social participation outcomes.
Susanne talks about seeing the difference her donations make after becoming a Learning Club volunteer.
We’re celebrating the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make to our community. Our 2013-16 Reconciliation Action Plan signals our continued public commitment to the reconciliation process.
The Smith Family is a children's charity helping disadvantaged Australian children to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.
Single mum, Alexandrea struggles to afford even the basics for her two sons, Brandon and Ray, let alone the school essentials they need to fit in properly at school.
The Art and Writing Competition gives students the opportunity to develop their creativity, express their unique ability and share their thoughts and ideas.
Sebastian’s reading ability was falling behind his peers until he started participating in the student2student reading program.
Today, there are more than 638,000 Australian children living in jobless families.
Disadvantaged students have significantly lower Year 12 completion rates.
Disadvantaged students are on average 2-3 years behind in reading and maths by the time they are 15 years old.
Last year, 124,902 disadvantaged children and their families received support through Smith Family programs.
Last year, we supported 34,096 Australian students through our Learning for Life sponsorships.
Last year, 95% of children in our student2student reading program improved their reading age.
26 Apr 2016
Our new research report presents our latest data showing highly disadvantaged students in Australia are achieving significantly improved educational outcomes through their participation in our Learning for Life program.
12 Apr 2016
The Smith Family has won a SIMNA award for its social impact measurement of Learning for Life, its long-term educational program for disadvantaged children in Australia.
08 Apr 2016
The Smith Family’s Chairman, James M. Millar AM, is stepping down after five years of service to Australia’s leading children’s education charity, effective from 30 April 2016.
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