Year 6 students from Penshurst Public School have just installed an exhibition of their beautifully decorated SEATs into a display case in the foyer of the St George Leagues Club. They look fabulous! 3 SEATs were sold before the students even got there! They are hoping that all the thoughtfully decorated little stools will find a home by the end of the exhibition. They are on display until 1st … [Read more...]
A Letter from Haiti
Dear children of the Canberra Montessori School and S.E.A.T Project. Paradis des Indiens and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the little stools you sent to us all the way from Australia. The children of Abricots and I are very appreciative of your solidary toward us especially after the terrible ordeal hurricane Matthew left behind last year. The little stools will go in our … [Read more...]
SEAT for marginalised women in Nepal.
Royal North Shore Hospital School’s SEAT auction raised over $1300 to donate to the ‘Seven Women Project’, who empower marginalised women in Nepal through education, skills training and income generation. With the generous support of Dirk Chinchen, students of the Royal North Shore Hospital School from Kindergarten to Year 12 have had the opportunity to experience the S.E.A.T Project, becoming … [Read more...]
Gifts to Haiti
Students from the Montessori School in Canberra discussed how organisations can "pay it forward" and how they might make a difference to a community on the other side of the world. After working through the S.E.A.T lessons on their personal gifts, philanthropic action and global awareness, students decided to gift their SEATs to the children of Paradis des Indiens, a school community in Haiti. … [Read more...]
SEAT with a twist..
The Year 10 students of Wavell State High School have added their own individual twist to the S.E.A.T Project. As a community service project, the students raised money to fund their own SEATs! They have just completed building their SEATs. They plan to decorate and then deliver them to a local prep school where they will share the story of "SEAT: The Little Stool That Could", leaving both … [Read more...]
Partnering with Cumberland Council Youth Services, Youth Off The Streets ran the S.E.A.T Project with a group of Year 6 students from Guildford West Public School. This partnership is a powerful example of real community collaboration taking place. Their SEATs were donated to Barnardos Auburn Children's Family Centre. Youth worker for Youth Off The Streets, Adriana Crecca said, The S.E.A.T … [Read more...]