When approaching the S.E.A.T. Project we decided to undertake a “pay it forward” mindset. The students worked together to build their SEATs and learn about the project. They then chose a person or organisation to inspire their design. Each student chose a charity that they wished to “pay it forward” to. The profit from these SEATs will be ‘grown’ by the students in a maths/commerce task. The final … [Read more...]
passionate advocates Oxley College
Oxley College in Burradoo (Southern Highlands, NSW) is home to the writer of our S.E.A.T Project Education Program! Their school community decided to participate as a whole school model. The students raised $3,695.15 that was gifted to 12 organisations or initiatives! The SEAT Project was led by our students in House Family Groups. Our deep trust in each child’s capacity and high expectations for … [Read more...]
More schools helping schools!
The Royal North Shore Hospital School have been singing SEAT's praises so much that they heard them in the Northern Territory! They will be running the S.E.A.T Project again this year but have teamed up with Royal Darwin Hospital School this time. Royal North Shore Hospital School have completely funded the Project for their Darwin friends. Another example of SEAT's butterfly effect. … [Read more...]
Reflections from a group leader..
shipping container to Solomons
Last week a shipping container filled with sensible and appropriate gifts from the students of three Sydney schools, left for Honiara Solomon Islands. The 40 foot container, costs of shipping and an abundance of tools packed inside was generously donated by the Lions Club of Parramatta and their community partners. The remaining space in the container was filled with socks, shoes, underpants, … [Read more...]
Australia to Haiti
We are so excited to showcase what happens when students engage powerfully and globally in S.E.A.T's butterfly effect. After wise consideration, the students of Canberra Montessori School decided to gift their SEATs to the children of Paradis des Indiens school in Abricots, Haiti. With the help of the Haitian ex-pat community in Australia and DHL Transport, the students were able to arrange the … [Read more...]