Other recent blog entries
13 Mar 2017 | Blog
Syrian children are now growing up and starting school in countries like Jordan and Lebanon, six years after the war began.
Tags: education, middle east, Refugees, Syria | No comments
15 Dec 2016 | Blog | Supporter action | Education
Instead of sitting and chatting during their lunchbreaks, students at Stella Maris Primary School in Victoria recently took turns on an exercise bike and rode over 500km to raise money for Caritas Australia.
Tags: fundraising, Supporter action, Social justice, education | No comments
25 Nov 2016 | Blog | Supporter action
While most of us were sleeping comfortably in our beds on the night of November 3, a group of Year 6 students were sleeping rough on cardboard boxes on their school grounds.
Tags: education, Supporter action, fundraising | No comments
12 Sep 2014 | Blog
We live in an Australia of burgeoning secularism, one where individual choice can be seen as its own justification. Within this context, educators of young people, particularly within the Catholic system, face two challenges in particular: the need to educate for choice, and the need to educate for depth.
Tags: education, Catholic Social Teaching, CST toolkit | No comments
4 Jul 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
From Carlos and his mates kicking their makeshift football in the street, to the international and multi-million dollar industry of professional football, soccer is a game as diverse as the millions of people who enjoy it worldwide.
Tags: education, Social justice, Olympics, World Cup, Sports for Justice | No comments
23 Oct 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
A few weeks ago, Toowoomba hosted their annual festival, the Carnival of Flowers. This year, Caritas Australia’s Veronica White took part by creating an amazing flower display – with a difference.
Tags: flower display, Indigenous Peoples, education, Bangladesh | No comments
11 Oct 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Rakaso is a primary school student in Kenya, and wants to be a nurse after her education. In the past, she had to wake up at five in the morning to go to school and collect water before the sun rises. But now, with a newly installed borehole near the school, she no longer needs to do this...
Tags: East Africa Crisis Appeal, borehole, water, education, East Africa | No comments
13 May 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief
Five years after Cyclone Nargis, as the local people still struggle to recover their livelihoods, they tell that gradually their lives and community are getting better and returning to normal.
Tags: anniversary, Cyclone Nargis, shelter, education | No comments
5 Oct 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Jane Woolford, Education Group Leader has worked at Caritas Australia for over 10 years. She spoke with Caritasnews about her passion for educating young people about social justice and global issues.
Tags: Social justice, Caritas Australia, Timor Leste, education | No comments
19 Sep 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
One of Caritas Australia’s newest partners is Redfern Jarjum College, a Jesuit Catholic primary school for vulnerable Aboriginal children of Redfern in Sydney’s inner-city. Beatrice Sheen, Founding Principal, is looking forward to the school’s opening later this year or early 2013.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, education, school | No comments
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