National Awareness Education Project - Brave Foundation

National Awareness Education Project

Brave Program

About the National Awareness Education Project

Brave Foundation aims to distribute resources, information and scholarship opportunities to all secondary schools, hospitals and pregnancy support centres in Australia to promote continuation of secondary education, role modelling and support services for the expecting or parenting teen, and information for those that might be a part of their supporting community.

Brave Foundation assists schools in retaining the expecting or parenting teen with their education by offering assistance with policy development and individualised education program plans.

This will be by distribution of a Brave Foundation pack to each stakeholder comprising an introductory letter, Policy Standard to continue education for expecting/parenting student, poster, scholarship opportunities and resource book Brave Little Bear.

Resource packs will be delivered nationally to:

  • Secondary schools – government, combined and private
  • Hospitals – public and private
  • Pregnancy support centres

Project Outcomes

The broad outcome for the National Teen Pregnancy Support Initiative is:

  • Improved accessibility and awareness of existing support and educational structures for pregnant and parenting teens resulting in support and education retention

The target outcomes for the National Teen Pregnancy Support Initiative are:

  • Teenagers facing unplanned pregnancy are inspired to access support and continue education
  • Improved recognition by stakeholders of services available to expecting and parenting teens
  • Improved understanding of the importance of support and positive role modelling for the expecting and parenting teens
  • Greater recognition of the Brave Foundation as a source of providing awareness and resources relating to assistance for expecting and parenting teens towards a positive future
  • Uptake of Policy Standard in Secondary Schools

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