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Sharing Stories at the Melbourne Education Show

Earlier this month, Destination Dreaming’s Program Director Clint Miller ran a workshop for teachers at the Education Show in Melbourne. Clint facilitated a 45-minute workshop on creating effective community partnerships and we were overwhelmed by the wonderful feedback. Many of the attendees were looking to extend their community engagement and service learning activities, yet lacked […]

UN Youth Delegates Experience International Development In Action

What is the best way to learn about the United Nations and the life of an international aid worker? As ten teenagers recently discovered, by downing the textbooks and immersing themselves in a developing country. Destination Dreaming led the annual United Nations Youth Australia Pacific Project for the fourth consecutive year in July, facilitating a […]

A Personal and Professional Journey in Beautiful Indonesia

For the past five weeks, Destination Dreaming’s Kate Miller has been in Canggu, Bali- on an amazing personal and professional adventure. On the truly intercultural, teacher training program, Kate joined 34 other participants from Japan, America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil for the program, which included a specialisation in programs for children and […]

Sacred Heart College Students Return from Timor Leste with Eyes Wide Open

The first group of Sacred Heart College (Hobart) students and staff has just returned from Timor Leste on a Destination Dreaming Community Partnership Program. The aim of the School’s first visit to Timor was to set the foundation for an ongoing, intercultural relationship with a Junior School in the rural township of Maliana- and there […]

From New Zealand to Remote Fiji for Father and Son

Destination Dreaming’s Program Director Clint Miller, led our first Family Tree Program for 2012 in April. Clint was joined in the Fijian highlands by father and son, Tony and Matt, from Rotorua in New Zealand. Over 7 days, Tony and Matt immersed themselves in the local village life; learning about the family-oriented community, participating in […]

Destination Dreaming Programs Featured on ‘Go Teaching’

Destination Dreaming has been featured on Go Teaching, a new website discussing education news and opportunities for teachers and education executives. Program Director Kate Miller, was interviewed for the article discussing our approach to re-connecting students who are becoming isolated by social media and the consequent lack of real human connections. The feature article serves […]

Destination Dreaming’s Clint Miller Kicks Off the First Beyond Billabong Program for 2012

[imageright]http://destinationdreaming.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Indigenous_Education_BB.jpg[/imageright]Destination Dreaming’s Clint Miller is off on his first program for the year today- headed for Longreach to lead the first Beyond Billabong vocational training and life skills program for 2012. Clint will spend the next month leading 4 mentors and 12 young indigenous men on a residential program, aimed at empowering the young men […]

Term 1: Kicking Off at Home and in Nasivikoso’s New Primary School

It’s wonderful to be starting another school year. We hope you are excited as both Destination Dreaming and the village of Nasivikoso are to be kicking off 2012. Today is a special day for the village of Nasivikoso, Destination Dreaming and the many program participants and supporters who have contributed to the construction of the […]