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Flexi’s have the Music in them!

Flexible Learning Centres now  have the chance to WIN a $5000 cash injection into their Flexi music programs! The Music in ME  is a NEW annual music competition designed for solo artists, bands and singers across the Y+ Network of Flexible Learning Centres, proudly supported by Clive & Nita Hildebrand & Y+ Foundation. The goal

Readers caught in Flexi’s across Australia!

Youth+ Foundation’s  inaugural ‘Catch-a-flexi-reader’ competition is in full swing! Central to the Hook into Books National Campaign, the ‘Catch-a-flexi-reader’  competition aims to encourage as many young people as possible to get ‘caught’ reading! Running for the duration of the Campaign (June – Sept) the ‘Catch-a-flexi-reader’  competition is a heating up as we near deadline! The

August – have you Hooked a Book yet?

As we turn another page……. a campaign update #hookintobooks Have you caught a reader yet? There’s $1000 up for grabs and one Flexi is going to take it out. Are your young people reading? Show us! Send those pics via email or upload them to the Y+ Foundation FB account and TAG #catchaflexireader. The flexi

Who knew that hooking into a book would be so much fun!

 #Hookintobooks The Campaign so far……. Our Ambassador Samantha Wheeler launched the campaign wonderfully for us back in June! Thank you Sam for your continued support of the work we do! Check Sam out right here! Our Catch-a-flexi reader campaign is in full swing… we are receiving daily pics from our Flexible Learning Centres of young

St Mary’s support young people to get ‘On ya Bike’!

The 2019 winner of the Greg Hildebrand Award announced! St Mary’s Flexible Learning Centre from NSW were the successful recipients for their cycling program ‘On ya Bike’!  The panel were unanimous in their decision to support St Mary’s in their program which is  aimed at purchasing a fleet of mountain bikes to encourage healthy activity

HOOK INTO BOOKS 2019

Youth+ Foundation launches the new look Hook into Books Campaign 2019 It gives us great pleasure to officially launch the 2019 Hook into Books Campaign with National Ambassador Samantha Wheeler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhJLU-MeSHQ&feature=youtu.be Did you know that 50% of 15 to 24-year-olds are unable to read to an adequate level to properly function in society. Did you

Hook into Books 2019

Sadly, the love of reading isn’t something one is born with. In fact, there are many young people across Australia who have had very little opportunity to appreciate the joy of reading. To be nurtured towards a love of literacy. To be supported to explore the world of books and the adventures that lies within

Young Entrepreneurs take out 2018 Hildebrand Award!

Congratulations to the young people of Mount Isa Flexible Learning Centre who were the successful recipients of the Inaugural Greg Hildebrand Award in 2018 having created a social enterprise that connects them with each other, their school, families and community. The Mount Isa FLC Mowing and Garden Maintenance Enterprise aims to support young people to achieve

Winners are grinners :)

Following another successful ‘Hook into Books’ Campaign for 2018 the Youth+ Foundation is so very pleased to announce the winner of the #catchaflexireader competition! CONGRATULATIONS to SOUTHPORT FLEXIBLE LEARNING CENTRE Southport have wont themselves a $1000 book voucher! Lets share the love of reading all year round!!  Thank you to everyone who participated!  

Hook Into Books 2018

Catch a Reader – Grand Slam Edition 2018 The challenge has been set for 2018! Are you ready to triple your catch? Our Catch-a-Reader campaign is back this year – bigger than ever! This year we’ve taken it to the next level with our Grand Slam Edition – Catch at least 3 readers a day