News stories tagged with "Youth"
World Teachers’ Day Profile: Fairfield Youth Teacher Camilla Portela
October 15, 2021
Generous and passionate are two words regularly used by students and colleagues to describe Fairfield’s Youth Teacher, Camilla Portela.
Her colourful classroom in the top right-hand corner of the college is often buzzing with movement, laughter and chatter. But don’t mistake that for frivolity. This is a class that gets stuff done. And the fact that students enjoy doing it means they turn up each day, they knuckle down and they achieve results – and not just in language, literacy and digital skills.
Young leader to advocate for others in ambassador role
September 9, 2021
A Navitas English Fairfield student will be able to realise her mission of helping other young migrants and refugees after being accepted as a youth ambassador at MYAN (Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network).
Odette Siuofi, 20, said she was “very proud” to be chosen as a representative of MYAN’s NSW Youth Ambassador Network, which will provide her with leadership and professional development opportunities as well as the ability to engage in advocacy for young migrants and refugees at a national level.
Art at the heart of Refugee Week
June 23, 2021
It was a colourful start to Refugee Week at Fairfield on Monday with the launch of “Our Journey to Unity”, an innovative art project by the college’s youth class.
The collaborative project between Navitas and Fairfield City Council saw the students’ vibrant perspective drawings displayed at the college and in a public installation on the footpath at a prominent intersection in the CBD.