Pictured: Year 8 students from a number of local schools kick the footy and get to know each other during their lunch break.
Pictured: Year 8 students from a number of local schools kick the footy and get to know each other during their lunch break.

Year 8 Leadership Day

Galen College hosted students in Year 8 from across the region last Thursday. They spent the day with members of the CARITAS organisation discussing ways that they can have a voice about the global issues of pover

Pictured: Year 8 students from a number of local schools kick the footy and get to know each other during their lunch break.
Pictured: Year 8 students from a number of local schools kick the footy and get to know each other during their lunch break.

ty and injustice.

A number of our year eight SRC representatives were involved in the day and contributed significantly to the discussions that were held. CARITAS Australia see these young people as the way forward in solving many of the global issues that we have struggled to confront and respond to.

Much of the day was spent identifying some of these issues, working in teams to look at ways that our schools can raise awareness of the ‘Millennium Goals’ and to join together in solidarity to commit to social justice issues both in Australia and around the world.

Paul Maher, Deputy Principal: Catholic Identity