Tag Archives: School Talk

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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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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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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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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Passion at St Patrick’s for orangutans

Stage 3 students at St Patrick’s Primary School, Blacktown, organised a fund raiser at the school after studying Daniel and William’s books this term.  It was an ‘Orange Day’ where everyone wore something orange and gave a gold coin donation … Continue reading

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Colour Me Orange Day at Oakhill

Oakhill Drive Public School invited Dan and will to present to their Year 3/4 classes today (around 220 students from Year 3 and 4). After learning about the orangutans throughout Term 2, using an integrated English Unit, the Year 3/4 … Continue reading

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Education for Sustainability

The Education for Sustainability program came to an exciting climax today when four schools gathered at Chisholm Catholic Primary School to present their sustainability projects and listen to Daniel and William’s quest to save the orangutan. Mr Bran Lazendic, Principal … Continue reading

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Cambridge Gardens Perfect Primates

Daniel and William were invited to speak at Cambridge Gardens Public School about their quest to save the orangutan, and the school turned out in force.  Some 250 school children were captivated by the boys presentation and video of their … Continue reading

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