EdConnect News and Stories

Seasons Greetings

EdConnect Australia wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season.  Best wishes for the 2019. Please note our office will be...

Alcoa Peel Volunteer of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Alan Thornton for his nomination in the Alcoa Peel Volunteer of the Year Awards! Alan has been an EdConnect...

Cross generational benefits from new Peel partnership

EdConnect Australia and Alcoa Foundation partner to help students and volunteers. School children in the Peel region will receive additional support...

WA Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year

EdConnect Australia has been awarded the WA Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year 2018 Award at a recent gala event hosted...

EdConnect Volunteer of the Year Awards

Learning Support Volunteer of the Year 2017 The Learning Support Volunteer of the Year award honours and recognises volunteers who have...

Desmond Heenan School Coordinator of the Year 2017

On Thursday 17 May 2018, EdConnect Australia held it’s annual Awards Evening. The Desmond Heenan School Coordinator of the Year award...

Roy Hill Community Foundation partnership

We are so proud to partner with the Roy Hill Community Foundation to help connect mentors with young people throughout the...

EdConnect Australia Appoints New CEO

School mentoring and volunteer organisation EdConnect Australia has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. EdConnect Board Chairman Ms....

Port Hedland welcomes community health and education programs

On Friday 17 November, the Roy Hill Community Foundation (RHCF) showcased its health and education programs to more than 100 members...

Alcoa taps into seniors’ wisdom to inspire students

The EdConnect program, generously supported by the Alcoa Foundation in 2017, has been a win-win for both local students and senior...

Volunteer end of year survey – prize winners

Congratulations to the following volunteers who have each won a $50 Coles Myer gift card for completing their volunteer end of...

EdConnect Australia in on facebook

Our page is filled with great stories from our volunteers, photos of events happening at our member schools and lots of...

2016-17 Annual Report

Our 2016-17 Annual Report is now available.  Click here to read it online.  

Connecting Generations for School Success

Alcoa grant helps young people in school who need additional support. EdConnect Australia in partnership with Alcoa are providing much needed...

CEO Resignation Announcement

It is with regret that we announce that after five and a half years at the helm of EdConnect Australia, Australia’s...

Rotto 20km swim challenge. Support Ian Hasleby’s fundraising efforts!

20km swim in shark infested waters to  fundraise  for  EdConnect Australia.  Board Director Ian Hasleby by takes it all in his...

Prize Winners – Volunteer End of Year Survey

Congratulations to the following volunteers who have each won a $50 Coles Group & Myer gift card for completing their volunteer...

William Buckland Foundation

EdConnect Australia is excited to announce our most significant philanthropic support to date for our Victorian operations.  The William Buckland Foundation...

Volunteer End of Year Survey

At EdConnect we value and appreciate immensely the gift of time, wisdom, skills and passion of each and every one of...

Interview with an EdConnect Volunteer Edward Skerrit

Interview with an EdConnect Australia Volunteer – PART ONE – Edward Skerrit  Click on the image above to see the Interview...