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    Mental Health & Wellbeing - Youth Design Challenge Launch & Information Session

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    Join us for the Launch of our Semester 2, 2024 Youth Design Challenge - Mental Health & Wellbeing.

    The challenge asks students the question:

    ‘How might we create a generation of resilient young people who proactively build positive mental health?

    Who is this for?

    Australian Educators who have signed up for the Challenge or are considering signing up to run the program with their students in Semester 2. The challenge is available for youth aged 10-18 so both Primary and Secondary educators are welcome!

    Agenda

    (10 min) - Young Change Agents team to Intro the Challenge (why, how, what)

    (10 min) - Abi Cooper, Youth Advocacy Lead at batyr will share some current research into Youth Mental Health as well as how this Challenge might help open up positive conversations about mental health in your school

    (20 min) - Activity (Immersion) - educators will be able to have a go at one of the activities in the program

    (10 min) - How to access the resources via the Entrepreneurial Learning Hub + how to enter the Challenge for students to receive feedback

    (10 min) - Any questions?

    About the Challenge Partners

    Young Change Agents is a national not-for-profit social enterprise that helps youth see problems as opportunities through social entrepreneurship. Our programs have been used by over 1500 schools since 2016 and impacted over 150,000 students from aged 10-21. We are on a mission to make entrepreneurial education accessible to all young people and aim to make it 10x faster for educators to embed EE into schools through our co-designed programs, resources, technology tools, professional development and consulting services.

    batyr is a national not-for-profit that opens up the mental health conversation, shares real stories of overcoming tough times and supports young people and their communities to live mentally healthy and fulfilling lives. Our unique, evidence-based programs are designed to support students in Years 9 to 12. We work closely with you to recognise your students’ needs and engage them on their level to embed positive attitudes towards help-seeking and wellbeing.

    About Young Change Agents Youth Design Challenges
    Each Semester, Young Change Agents offers a free-to-access Youth Design Challenge for all Australian school students including those participating in home-schooling. Design Challenges are a great way for youth to learn about Design Thinking and build their enterprise skills. Even if they have done a previous challenge or another entrepreneurial program, each challenge will help them further develop their entrepreneurial mindset, skillset and toolset. Each challenge is built around a new theme allowing schools to be able to draw on a wide bank of challenges to suit your students.

    For more information reach out to hello@youngchangeagents.com 


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