DECS Multicultural Unit Adelaide, July 2007
CHALLENGE: The Hero Project team worked with 20 students and several teachers to produce a multi-cultural awareness video for the Department of Education Multicultural Unit.
PARTNERS: Department of Education and Children Services SA; Apple Australia; Tallstoreez Productionz
Film: Mission Possible
OUTCOMES: The Hero Project worked with 20 students from Gilles St Primary School, Adelaide, to record positive example and activities around multi-cultural educational practice.
The participating teachers from several Adelaide schools received professional development training to use digital media in the classroom. The team included Helen Grant [Gilles St PS], Shona Russo [LeFevrre HS] and Andy Mewett [Glenunga HS].
SCREENINGS & AWARDS
The film screened as part of the Come Out 2007 Youth Film Fest at the Mercury Cinema in Adelaide.
IMPACT & FEEDBACK: DECS SA used the film to promote their multicultural unit across Government schools in South Australia. The film was officially launched by Minister for Education Hon jane Lomax-Smith at the Glenunga International High School alongside a new multicultural manual.
Just wanted to say thanks again for the opportunity to work with you all this week. My learning curve was huge- even though I know I saw a fraction of all the roles you do there. Hope the edit went well today…
Thanks again. You will hear from me next term!
Cheers, Shona Russo
LeFevrre High School