Profit with Purpose: The Social Enterprise Model Explained

What is Social Enterprise? “So, what exactly is social enterprise?” This is one of the most common questions asked of our Young Change Agents team when we talk with educators, collaborators, and students about what we do and who we are.  The Social Enterprise Model Explained… Simply put, a social enterprise is a business entity that aims to address social …

Students tackle textile waste with social enterprise, Shinely

In 2021, Young Change Agents ran the Future of Fashion Youth Design Challenge. The challenge asked young people aged 10-21 to consider the following question: “How might we innovate the fashion industry to transform the way we create, purchase, and use fashion for work, study, and play?” Samera and Freshta from Para Hills High School in South Australia participated in …

Bushfire Resilience Challenge

In 2021, Young Change Agents hosted the Telstra Foundation-funded Bushfire Resilience Challenge in Geelong. Over 60 students from 5 schools in regional Victoria participated in the challenge, where they had the opportunity to learn design thinking and entrepreneurial skills. The participating schools were Mount Rowan Secondary College, Bellarine Secondary College, North Geelong Secondary College, Oberon High School and Geelong High …

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 …