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Support from Hydro Tasmania will help deliver trauma workshops for teachers

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Teach For Australia was delighted to hear this week we
have been awarded a grant from Hydro Tasmania’s 2020 Community Grants Program.

The grant will help Teach For Australia in the
delivery of Berry Street trauma informed workshops for Associates and their
Teaching Learning Advisors in Tasmania.

“We are very excited that Hydro Tasmania will help
support the delivery of these workshops, and we greatly appreciate the
generosity,” Teach For Australia’s Tasmanian State Manager Charlie Williams
said.

“We know the skills gained through these workshops
will have lasting impact on the participating teachers, allowing them to be
better informed and equipped to work with vulnerable students with a trauma
informed approach.

“The Berry Street Education Model has demonstrated
improvements in student morale, teacher effectiveness, stimulating learning,
student motivation, learning confidence, connectedness to peers, classroom
behaviour and student safety.”

Hydro
Tasmania CEO Steve Davy said the business is here to make life better for every
Tasmanian.

“Our clean
energy powers the economy and with projects like Battery of
the Nation 
we’re building the state’s future prosperity, but
we also want to make direct contributions to the community that will really
make an immediate difference,” Mr Davy said.

“Whether it’s
helping the most disadvantaged among us or just putting a smile on someone’s
face, Hydro Tasmania is proud to support the people who support their fellow
Tasmanians.”

More about
Hydro Tasmania’s latest Community Grants here

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