Tag Archives: Education

Indonesian School Talk

We were contacted by Wiwin Papilaya, a school teacher in Borneo, Indonesia who we met during our trip in 2008, to talk with her students about our quest to save the orangutan as well as Australia in general.  It was … Continue reading

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A Letter from Sir David Attenborough

After Daniel and William watched the latest documentary from Sir David Attenborough the boys felt compelled to let him know there are people out there who still deeply care for the environment. This documentary (A life on our planet), according … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart has hearts for Orangutan

Sacred Heart School in Fitzroy, Melbourne, chatted with Daniel and William about their orangutan quest.  Sacred Heart is an amazing school with 115 students located right in the heart of the housing commission towers, a community of great cultural diversity.  … Continue reading

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Home Learning Helping Hand

How can we help parents and teachers? With the massive uptake of our education module and the impact of the Corona Virus we realised the importance for students to have their own copy of our books to compliment their learning … Continue reading

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IPPY Awards

International Recognition for Young Authors Daniel and William are thrilled to have been recognised internationally for their second book, Fight for Survival, at the IPPY Awards. After receiving an email 4 weeks ago advising they had won the gold medal, … Continue reading

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Guildford Public School

The students at Guildford Public School used Daniel and William’s talk today as inspiration to commence their own investigation/projects utilising the Tears in the Jungle – Stage 2 sustainability conceptual unit by the Department of Education.

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Helping Hands at Hoxton Park

On Monday 4th March, Jayden O’Brien, Teacher at Hoxton Park Public School, invited Daniel and William to come and speak with the students about their quest to save the orangutan. The school also took the opportunity to show the boys … Continue reading

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Through Orangutan Eyes

This short story is simply brilliant… bringing awareness of orangutan habitat loss through illegal logging for palm oil plantations. Through Orangutan Eyes This video was put together by Iceland Foods, a UK based organisation who have removed palm oil from … Continue reading

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Its in our hands – Singleton Heights

The students at Singleton Heights Public School (Hunter Valley, NSW) in years 2 to 4 had just completed a geography/science unit called, ‘It’s In Our Hands’.  This Project Based Learning (PBL) unit of work allows students to discover how our … Continue reading

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Unique Orangutan Fundraiser

Stage 2 students (Years 3 and 4) at Eastwood Public School have been raising awareness of orangutans throughout the school by holding a couple of orangutan fundraisers this term.  An ‘Orange Fun-day Monday’ was very successful with students coming to … Continue reading

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