In Schools

Our school programs are designed for primary school aged students and are delivered long-term in communities across Victoria.  Each program links to the Victorian Curriculum F-10 and is delivered by Kids Thrive artists alongside educators and children’s specialists.

Kids as Catalyst: children leading local community change

Program overview Kids as Catalyst (formerly InSchools Philanthropy) is a six-month creative leadership, and social change program activating children to build resilience and improve community connections. Delivered throughout Victoria, and linked to AusVELS and Victorian…

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Kids as Catalyst Arts: children leading change through arts in the community

A new generation of young people using art to change the world This year Kids Thrive is piloting Kids as Catalyst Arts (KiCArts) in partnership with St Pius X Primary School in West Heidelberg. Built…

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KIND: songs and stories to promote cultural empathy

A proactive, year-long program for primary school students combating bias and racism. Led by Kids Thrive artists and diversity conversation leaders in partnership with schools and agencies in the Hobsons Bay region linking to AusVELS.…

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Banyule Kids Thrive: songwriting for social change

A year-long program for primary school students supporting children in vulnerable communities, by strengthening their social and emotional skills, and encouraging alternatives to conflict and violence. 'Banyule Kids Thrive has been key to transforming our…

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