2021 was an action-packed year of advocacy, engagement and change. Check out below what our Exec and Ambassadors (and VicSRC!) have achieved last year!
We received a YACVic Healthy Equal Youth grant to support and share creative works
from LGBTIQ+ students living in rural and regional Victoria.
We visited schools in Southwest Victoria, talking to student leaders about their
plans for 2021.
Our Ambassadors continued to work hard to make change in their schools.
2021 Student Led Project Award Finalist Lalor East Primary School’s Cyber Action Team design and deliver lessons each year to support students to use the internet safely.
We visited schools in Northeast Victoria, meeting with students and teachers about
student-led change at their schools.
We launched our first free online course for students!
Our Student Community almost doubled in size (612 to 1168 students)
2021 Student Led Project Award Winners Start the Conversation are a student action group devoted to advocating for the revision of the sexual education and consent curriculum.
Long time Ambassador Maisie lobbied her school for better sexuality education.
We started a Primary School Advisory Group to amplify the voices of primary students.
Tarneit Senior College’s student voice team is open and representative of everyone, and teachers and students work in partnership to make education happen.
We spoke to The Age about the state of consent education as part of a wave of youth and student voice that saw consent education made mandatory in all Victorian government schools.
Ambassador Isum worked on Congress 2020 priority Real World Skills in his school
We spoke on the news about the importance of consent education shortly before it was announced as mandatory in all Victorian government schools.
We asked schools to pledge to fulfil student asks to support better mental health and wellbeing.
Every Grade 6 student at Tecoma Primary School is involved in leadership and student voice is at the centre of everything.
We campaigned to make sure student voice was authentically included in decision making around the return to school after lockdown. More than 5,000 people supported our petition.
Another year of a successful VicSRC Congress with over 100 students working together to create an education system that prioritises mental health and wellbeing.
Lakeview Senior College completed our Teach the Teacher program, with students helping teachers implement classroom initiatives to improve student-teacher relationships.
Student voice is so much more than just the leadership program at Albert Park College, it's a way of informing curriculum, and it's a way of informing the wellbeing of students and staff.
Civics and citizenship resources designed by students, for students were published by VCAA, completing our project from the Politics 101 priority at Congress 2019.
We hosted a free student-facilitated webinar for educators on tips for teaching consent.
We hosted a free webinar for educators to hear from students and experts about tips for supporting the mental health and wellbeing of primary school students.
2021 Student Led Project Award Finalists Eltham High School’s Teaching and Learning Team developed and delivered a cultural understanding and racism learning unit.
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