The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men and by doing so equips them to participate more meaningfully in society. The Clontarf Foundation conducts full-time mentoring programs in selected high schools and colleges that cater for the specific educational needs of participants. The Clontarf Foundation utilises a specialised Australian Rule Football coaching programme to engage students.
The Clontarf Foundation involves participants in activities, camps and workplace visits to develop a broad range of life skills. Highlights include interstate and regional tours, inter-academy activities and excursions.
The academy, in partnership with Swan View Senior High School, works with students to ensure they complete school through to the end of Year 12. Students need to demonstrate that they are work ready through their attitude and commitment to the education and football programmes. The foundation will then support participants in their transition from school to further training and or employment.
Any Aboriginal boy enrolled at Swan View Senior High School can apply to be part of the programme. To maintain their position in the Academy participants need to show commitment towards the education program, school activities and football training.
The Clontarf Foundation and Swan View Senior High School are accepting enrolments for Years 7 to 12 to join the Swan View Clontarf Academy.
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