“Luck” - Our SEAT is about giving and good luck. We tried to show this by drawing and painting gift boxes on the four sides of the SEAT while the top displays a good luck elephant with its upturned trunk. It is a symbol of strength, power, stability and wisdom. We learnt in Geography that in Thailand, the Airavata elephant is called Erawan. Erawan was the main feature on the flag of Laos from … [Read more...]
SEAT meets KAT !
So excited to be invited to speak at a recent KidsGive Ambassador Team (KAT) meeting. Held at the new and impressive Ernst & Young building in George Street Sydney, we introduced SEAT to a group of school leaders from Ascham, St Aloysius' College, Manly Village Public School and All Saints Grammar. This extraordinary group of students are truly making a tangible difference to the lives of … [Read more...]
S.E.A.T at SEPLA
Last week S.E.A.T Project participated in SEPLA (Special Education Principals' and Leaders' Association) 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Terrigal. Amongst the natural beauty and lively cafe culture of Terrigal, Principals and leaders from both special and mainstream schools gathered together from all over NSW. The theme for this year's conference was Leading for Self, Leading for Health. An impressive … [Read more...]
S.E.A.T Project attends QUEDREX.
Over the weekend of August 24 and 25, our S.E.A.T Project team attended the Queensland Education Resources Expo (www.quedrex.com.au) in Brisbane where education professionals from around the country gather to access the latest education resources on offer. For us, it was an exciting opportunity to introduce and demonstrate the S.E.A.T Project to thousands of educators and over 100 other … [Read more...]
A small bamboo stool, children discovering the value of themselves, humanity and social change.
On Sunday 21st October, Kids in Philanthropy which is a newly formed sub-fund of the Sydney Community Foundation held a S.E.A.T Project workshop, facilitated by Melanie Greblo. Kids In Philanthropy aims to raise awareness in children, from more advantaged backgrounds, of the poverty and need in disadvantaged Sydney communities. As you can see the kids had a great time building and decorating their … [Read more...]
Kids in Philanthropy use SEAT to help kids understand how to make a difference
Kids In Philanthropy held a workshop with 13 families today where the children all got to build and decorate SEAT from the S.E.A.T Project. Kids In Philanthropy aims to raise awareness in children, from more advantaged backgrounds, of the poverty and need in disadvantaged Sydney communities. The ultimate aim is to bridge the increasing divide between the children who ‘have’ and who ‘have not’ and … [Read more...]