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Auburn South students tell us why global education matters

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Grade Six students James, Charity, Freya and Aden discuss the global issues of literacy and numeracy and explain why and how this basic human right can be extended to all children, everywhere. Read more »

Schools in action: William Angliss Institute host awesome hunger banquet

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Hunger affects one in nine people around the world. And thankfully, there are things each of us can do, even at school. Things that tie-in with who we are, our interests, and the people we meet. We just need to think laterally. Read more »

Schools in Action: 2016 Hunger Banquets kick off with epic Peninsula school event

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Aussie students are leading the way in raising awareness of the busted food system — by teaching their classmates about how poverty and global challenges like climate change affect the health and nutrition of people in the developing world. Read more »
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Australian students shine a light on Indigenous health equality

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Oxfam’s Schools Program social media volunteer and guest blogger, Benjamin Clark, reveals the top entries from the 2016 Close the Gap Instagram challenge, all created by Australian students. Read more »

How students can fight exploitation with Instagram

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Australia’s young people have an important role to play in calling out exploitation in some of the country’s most loved brands. Read more »

What a difference $1 makes

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Oxfam’s $1 Day is a new and exciting national fundraising event with the aim of raising $500,000 for clean water projects. $1 Day is officially on Tuesday 31 May, but you can get involved at any time throughout the month. Find out how. Read more »
Oxfam supports Safe Schools

Oxfam supports Safe Schools

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Oxfam Australia has become an official supporter of the Safe Schools Coalition, pledging our support for the vital program it provides for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families. Read more »
Students huddle around a mobile phone to showcase their interest in the Close the Gap Instagram challenge

How to Close the Gap with a snap

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We’ve created an Instagram photo challenge especially for Australian students to help Close the Gap. Adding your creative voice is a powerful way to help raise awareness and inspire others in your community. Read more »
School girls sing a song to welcome visitors to the 'reading corner' set up by the village preparedness and response team in Sembalun Lawang, Indonesia.

16 things we’re excited about for 2016

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Here at Oxfam Australia’s Schools Program, there are heaps of things we’re excited about for 2016. It was hard to narrow them down, but here – in no particular order – are our 16 for ’16! Read more »

Three awesome end of year activities for schools

The school year is drawing to a close. Here’s three ways to engage your students with relaxed, fun and meaningful activities. Read more »