"We've embraced the S.E.A.T Project as an opportunity to enhance our students solidarity and connection with each other", says Kurt Costello, a teacher from Lawrence Hargrave School . "Initially the students were unsure however, each learning experience has opened new doors for student interpretation and has led to them developing a greater connection with themselves, peers and world wide … [Read more...]
S.E.A.T Project takes on Canberra!
Yes! Our first school to participate in our mighty Capital! We are proud to say that Wanniassa School, the first in Canberra, has joined our S.E.A.T community. Their diverse, vibrant and energetic community from Preschool to Year 10 is arranged into two campuses separated by a short walk through a beautiful stand of gum trees. We look forward with excitement to collaborating with both … [Read more...]
They say that the flutter of a butterfly’s wings on one side of the world can trigger a hurricane on the other side of the planet….
At the S.E.A.T Project, we like to think that a small stool built in Vietnam can trigger a hurricane of good all over Australia and hopefully, the world. SEAT, a small stool made entirely of bamboo, was designed by Niki Banados, a UNSW Art & Design graduate. SEAT is made in a sustainable bamboo factory in Vietnam. While the factory itself is fuelled by the bamboo offcuts, the S.E.A.T … [Read more...]
The S.E.A.T Project is more than just a simple gesture towards sustainable, socially innovative design. In fact, we have built our entire social business model on the principles of Cradle-to-Cradle design theory and social change theory. Our little stool SEAT is made entirely from bamboo and was designed according to these principles. SEAT is made in a sustainable bamboo factory in Vietnam … [Read more...]
Hopetown & S.E.A.T
The teachers of Hopetown School in Wyong on the NSW Central Coast chose to participate in the S.E.A.T Project as it supports their student's social and emotional learning program. "Prior to starting the project with our secondary students, we discovered that they had very little knowledge of Vietnam, " said Rebekkah Grounsell, a teacher at Hopetown. "We decided to implement a unit of work about … [Read more...]
S.E.A.T’s Cross-Curricular Ed Program @ Hospital School Westmead
The S.E.A.T Project was delivered to all students from K-12 at The Hospital School within Westmead Children's Hospital last term. It provided the opportunity to deliver a cross-curricular program that focussed on Sustainability, Visual Arts, Literacy, the themes of friendship and change and offered opportunities for students to work both in teams and as individuals. The Hospital School … [Read more...]