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...
Ourschool grows amid hardship

Ourschool grows amid hardship

Maryborough Education Centre is the latest school to join the Ourschool alumni program. Photo: Caroline Milburn, Ourschool CEO and co-founder, met with MEC principal David Sutton last year to discuss how Ourschool could help MEC establish an alumni program. David...

Ourschool’s response to COVID-19

Caroline Milburn, Ourschool’s CEO, has released the following statement about Ourschool’s response to the coronavirus outbreak:  “These are hard times for schools. More than ever it’s important for students and teachers to feel they belong to a supportive...
Global recognition for Ourschool

Global recognition for Ourschool

An article about Ourschool was featured recently in a publication by inHive, an international organisation working with partners worldwide to strengthen young people’s access to strong networks and relatable role models. Here is the article: Australia’s first...
Ourschool links industry with schools at Peter Mac

Ourschool links industry with schools at Peter Mac

More than 120 public high school students from regional and Melbourne schools involved in the Ourschool program have gained an insider’s view of what it takes to get a job at one of Australia’s leading cancer research hospitals. The career pathways session at Peter...