Social Enterprise in a Box – school-based retail social enterprise!

Social Enterprise in a Box – create a social enterprise at your school! All Australia’s States and Territories are exploring ways to build students’ 21st century skills and how teachers can best champion this. Young Change Agents’ Social Enterprise in a Box initiative is an innovative way for youth to build social enterprise skills in school, be rewarded for learning and support the …

Young Change Agents invites 15 youth founders to Mental Health YINC

In 2019, Young Change Agents partnered with the NSW Government Department of Family & Community Services to deliver a youth incubator (YINC) focused on youth mental health. The project supported Young Change Agents alumni from across NSW to launch a product-based social enterprise.The social enterprises all had a common social purpose – youth mental health. The project enabled participants to …

18-25 and have a passion to improve the world? What next?

So many of us are passionate about solving problems, designing the ‘next big thing’ and being leaders in our community, but how do we actually convert these words into action? I remember when I first tried to get involved in the world of Entrepreneurship people would ask me how old I was before I pitched my idea. I knew it …

New partnership bringing Young Change Agents to Aboriginal Youth in NT

Young Change Agents welcomes Sarina Jan as Manager – Aboriginal Programs in the Northern Territory. Sarina is of Aboriginal / Chinese descent and was born in Darwin, NT. She is a Ngkina descendent of the Kimberley region (Family Name: HUNTER) with Bardi & Jabirr Jabirr Family Connections. She is also a descendent of the Chinese Pirates of Shanghi (Family Name: GENG …

#edweek2018 – How do primary school students see the future of their school?

Once a year, the New South Wales Department of Education holds ‘Education Week’ in schools across the state. For this year’s Education Week, the theme was “today’s schools creating tomorrow’s future”. The theme for #edweek2018 without doubt carries a very similar message to Young Change Agents, and so it was very exciting for the team to explore ways to celebrate Education Week with …