Delightful to see Year 11 & 12 students from Key College, Merrylands campus, one of Father Chris Riley’s Youth Off The Street's schools, helping Year 7, 8 and 9 students from Holroyd School put their SEATs together. Melissa Fotea, student support at Youth Off The Streets said, “We had so many ideas about how to get the S.E.A.T Project started in our setting. I thought it would be valuable … [Read more...]
SEATs on their way!
The last of our SEATs get packed into the truck as they leave the factory. SEAT is made in a factory in Thanh Hoa, 5 hours south of Hanoi, Vietnam. The S.E.A.T Project has provided machinery to the factory to assist in the development and manufacturing of SEAT. The factory uses local renewable energy resources. They use the off cuts from the bamboo and collect the sawdust from the factory floor … [Read more...]
Girls with learning difficulties developing social skills
Mary Verykios first saw S.E.A.T at the SEPLA Conference in 2015 and immediately knew it would be perfect for her support unit girls at Auburn Girls High School. "The S.E.A.T Project has allowed our girls to problem solve, think creatively, critically and foster high order thinking in our higher ability students". Mary says that students have worked "both collaboratively and individually to develop … [Read more...]