Jumping in at 14, making a start

Jumping in at 14, making a start

In a Q&A series with people involved in the Ourschool program, Caroline Milburn, Ourschool’s CEO and co-founder, talks to: James Dunstan, CEO of KS Environmental, a leading waste and recycling firm KS Environmental in Dingley, in Melbourne’s outer south-east, was...
Ourschool says thank you

Ourschool says thank you

Despite the most disrupted school year in living memory, our impact data reveals strong results from the 18 schools we partnered with in 2020. We held more than 230 career pathways sessions for students involving relatable, inspiring alumni in both remote and...
University vice-chancellor and siblings give back

University vice-chancellor and siblings give back

The Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University and his siblings have established a scholarship at Newcomb Secondary College aimed at encouraging the next generation of students to chase their dreams. Left photo: The Glover siblings, Gerry, Lynn and Barney. Right...
Raising public school funds

Raising public school funds

An interview with Ourschool’s CEO, Caroline Milburn, was recently broadcast on Henry Grossek’s news program on Casey Radio – 97.7FM and on the Viewpoints Podcast. Caroline spoke about why public schools need to catch up in the fundraising stakes by connecting...
An innovative way to help public schools raise money

An innovative way to help public schools raise money

By Caroline Milburn, CEO and Co-founder of Ourschool This opinion article by Caroline Milburn, CEO and Co-founder of Ourschool, was published in The Age on 26 October. Spring is fundraising season for schools. But the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent switch to...
Public schools give lessons in life

Public schools give lessons in life

In a Q&A series with people involved in the Ourschool program, Caroline Milburn, Ourschool’s CEO and co-founder, talks to: Ellen Koshland, education reformer and philanthropist Ellen Koshland was the first education philanthropist to back the idea of Ourschool. In...