Youth voice

Youth voice
Youth voice

NRM Education supports youth action groups in schools and runs several programs to build the capacity of students as change agents within their schools.

Mentoring student environment/youth action groups where NRM Education assists groups to develop plans and projects within their schools (schools must be registered as an Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI) SA site). NRM Education also has a number of resources that can assist student groups to explore sustainability.

www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/adelaidemtloftyranges/get-involved/education/for-educators/youth-voice-and-mentoring

Youth Environmental Leaders program involves student environment and youth voice groups from AuSSI-SA schools in hands-on sustainability workshops, networking activities with other schools and lots of fun. NRM Education provides ongoing school support to embed the groups’ projects into the school culture and processes, and develop student leadership, public speaking and communication skills.

Youth Environment Council of SA represents youth across the state and collects their environmental concerns, recommendations and actions plans to take to the government.