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National Close the Gap Day is only a few days away on 15 March 2018. With International Women’s Day still fresh in our minds, we ask three inspiring young women to express in their own words why we must close the gap in Indigenous health.
In many ways, Warriappendi School in Adelaide and Lourdes Hill College in Brisbane are very different schools, located over 2000 kilometres away from each other. But they are united by a shared passion – to close the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Armed with steely determination, a strong sense of social justice and ‘creative budgets’, the Year Sixes at St Margaret’s Primary School in Maribyrnong are just one of the many schools who’ve worked to tackle poverty together with us this year.
Recently Oxfam’s own Schools Program Coordinator Annalise De Mel presented a workshop on teaching controversial issues at a UNESCO global citizenship education conference in Seoul, South Korea.
Bisharo and her baby are just two of 20 million people currently at risk of starvation. But the current global hunger crisis is about more than people just being hungry. Here’s how schools can help.
Ballarat Grammar School in Victoria kicked off the 2017 school year by hosting an Oxfam Hunger Banquet, a fun and experiential way for students to explore the inequities in our global food system.
“It is our responsibility as members of today’s generation to improve the way of life for the next generation.” While this could easily be a quote from a maiden speech in Parliament or media commentator, in fact it’s from Brittany Abraham, a Year 12 Aboriginal Studies student from Loreto Normanhurst school in Sydney. She and […]
The Oxfam Schools Program has released a new, interactive, online and free educational resource, which explores the power of posters to change the world. Read the inside story behind the illustrator and design.
Students at Tully State School in Northern Queensland were given ownership over their National Close the Gap Day event, and managed to grab the attention of their entire community.