Entries by Linda Karlsson

Let’s step up for our young people

When I reflect on my own journey growing up, I think about how fortunate I’ve been. I’ve had special people in my life that recognised my potential, as a cricketer, but also as a person. Two of those people are local cricket identities Enrico Di Venuto and Tim Coyle who have both been important mentors […]

Be@Connected to Host World Swimming Champion

Beacon Foundation has today launched the full speaker schedule for their online learning series, Be@Connected.  From Ambassador, Australian Test Cricket Captain Tim Paine, to Australian Swimming World Champion Ariarne Titmus, it is no wonder that the series is proving to be a huge success with students across Australia. Beacon Foundation CEO Scott Harris said, “The […]

Stay connected with Be@Connected

Beacon Foundation is today launching an innovative new series of 12 online learning webinars, Be@Connected. Australian Test Cricket Captain, Tim Paine, has come on board to be the National Ambassador for this exciting and innovative project. The short series is specifically designed for students across Australia to support and inspire them through this period of […]

What’s On Term 2 – Stay Connected with virtual learning by Beacon Foundation

Throughout Term 2, Beacon Foundation offers a range of online learning opportunities through our Industry Live and Be@Connected. Recordings of the below events are available on Beacon’s YouTube channel. Beacon Foundation’s Industry Live regularly scheduled webinar series will continue throughout Term 3 and 4 of 2020 with schools invited to register to attend each live […]

Our young people need us – and we need them – more than ever

Tasmania’s Premier Peter Gutwein recently stated that COVID19 presents “the greatest threat our State and our Country have faced in generations”. Quite rightly, the focus of our governments over the last few weeks has been on responding to the immediate threat that this virus presents to the health of our community, and on ensuring that […]

How to secure a future job that also helps others

Interested in a future career where you help others? Want to learn more about jobs in the disability and aged care sector? Then our upcoming Industry Live is for you! We have a secured two outstanding panellists for our Industry Live on April 2: Drew Beswick , CEO of Oak Possability and Fiona Huskinson, Senior […]

Beacon Foundation COVID-19 Update

Like so many other organisations, Beacon are making decisions made with the health and wellbeing of our staff, schools, young people, partners and families at the centre of our thinking. With recent changes to Department and school policy and with the health and wellbeing of all in mind, Beacon’s face-to-face Program and Services activities, including […]