empowering & mobilising young changemakers in education
EDUCATION IS THE #1 CONCERN FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS
WE HEAR YOU & UNDERSTAND THAT
The world is innovating and growing more complex every day, however formal education hasn't innovated along with it.
You want to learn more practical skills to be prepared for the future of work and life.
You want more say in what you learn and how you learn it.
You want an education that is effective, relevant and relatable.
Schools in regional and disadvantaged communities are being left behind.
WE AIM TO EMPOWER AND MOBILISE YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE CHANGEMAKERS IN EDUCATION, EMPHASISING HUMAN SKILLS IN A DIGITAL WORLD
Learn directly from entrepreneurs and changemakers across industries
Build an understanding of human skills and how they can help you in work and life
Learn how to design impactful learning experiences
Learn how to effectively advocate on things you care about
Design a solution to help your school community build human skills
Be part of a community of passionate young people around Australia
Become a qualified Futures Collective Facilitator
Minimum commitment of 2 hours a week over 10 weeks (1 school term)
WEEK 1: Valuing Human Skills
Why we need to embrace what it means to be human
Why human skills are essential for the future of work
WEEK 2: Difficult Conversations
Explore & Learn
How to listen to different opinions
How to communicate with those having different views
How to negotiate outcomes
WEEK 3: Human Approach to Advocacy
What connects 'us'
How to drive change through human centred advocacy
The ‘human’ narrative
WEEK 4: Art of Facilitation
The essentials of facilitation
WEEK 5: Mentoring
How to be an effective and supportive mentor
WEEK 6: Embracing Creativity
How to tap into your inner creative
Why creativity matters in the future of work
WEEK 7: Art of Storytelling
How to identify stories and narratives
How to create & communicate impactful stories
How stories can shape learning
WEEK 8: Learning Design Masterclass
Learn & Understand
What makes a great learning experience
WEEK 9: Communicating with Educators
Learn & Understand
What the challenges educators face today
Common narratives organisations approach schools with
How to communicate and connect with educators
How to turn youth into an advantage
WEEK 10: Designing a Workshop
To design a workshop using the skills learnt
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
This is for high school students in years 9-12 from anywhere in Australia.
YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
We're not interested in your grades. We want to bring together young people who want to positively impact the world around them.
OPEN & ACCEPTING
We want young people who are open and accepting of other people, their cultures and ideas. We also want young people who are open to learning new things and having their perspectives widened.