"What we had to do was to choose an organisation that helped people within the community. Once we had done that, we created a poster and collected information about that organisation. My team chose ‘Kids Helping Others’ which is basically about people helping people in; nursing homes, the environment, schools and workplaces. Some of the ideas were about leaving money in vending machines and … [Read more...]
“4 is better than 1!”
"I learnt that a group of four is better than of group a one", says Joshua Walker from Corrimal Public School. Joshua is in Year 6 and says, "when everyone has their own job, it definitely helps a lot. Not only does it help the team but it also helps the people and cuts the time in half. You can do a lot more things in the same time. Also having a mixture of different talents and genders also … [Read more...]
SEAT building & team building!
Year 7, 8 and 9 students from Holroyd School Merrylands built their SEATs with the help from Year 11 & 12 students from Father Chris Riley’s Youth Off The Streets, Key College. Holroyd School supports students with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities. Many of the students have multiple disabilities. What a valuable and meaningful learning experience about participation in the … [Read more...]
“even if you feel helpless, you can do BIG THINGS!”
For me S.E.A.T has been a very inspiring and fun project. I have learnt that even if you feel worthless and helpless, you can do BIG THINGS! You just have to try and look for another perspective and try and see things differently, be as positive as you can be. If you can do that I guarantee you can achieve anything. I also have learnt that a good friend is priceless, doing so much for you and … [Read more...]
“resilience, humility & understanding of others….”
“For me the S.E.A.T Project builds some of the most important characteristics in a person; self importance, kindness, resilience, humility and understanding of others. This has been an inspiring experience for me in a lot of ways: I’ve been able to work in a team that I would have never have thought I would work well with I have definitely grown stronger and it has made me a better person. I would … [Read more...]
Response from a S.E.A.T student….
from Key College Merrylands Campus. … [Read more...]