Kylie Kehane, a teacher from Verona School in Fairfield shares her thoughts on the S.E.A.T Project.... "It was a great way to start the year, encouraging teamwork and bonding between students. It was interesting to observe how the students interacted with each other and what roles they chose, being either ones of leadership or more of a passive nature." Kylie says that the "learning experiences … [Read more...]
Blacktown Students Connect with Orphanage in The Philippines
The students of Coreen School in Blacktown have just about finished decorating their SEATs. John Williamson, classroom teacher at Coreen, said that the S.E.A.T Project provided the opportunity to deliver a cross-curricular program that focussed on Sustainability, Visual Arts and Literacy. "The Project included themes of friendship and change and offered opportunities for students to work in teams … [Read more...]
S.E.A.T enhancing solidarity and connection
"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...]