Videos for Change is a flexible learning opportunity designed to help educators plan and run an engaging, project-based experience, in person or online. The program understands the critical role schools play in supporting young people to be active citizens and leaders.
The Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed on 24 April 2013 killing 1,134 workers who formed part of the supply chain for “fast fashion”. It was a heartbreaking reminder of the human cost of cheap labour satiating the demand for more clothes.
CatholicCare Director Gary Christensen acted quickly in 2018 when the Principal of St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead, Larry Keating, identified a student cohort disconnecting from school. It was a result of a range of reasons including social disadvantage, mental health and behavioural problems, and the St Mary’s counsellors and learning support staff were at capacity.