Our Ballarat and Bendigo Team

Rebecca Absalom
Program Director, Regional Victoria

Rebecca is an engaging educator with experience as a team leader developing transitional programs for disengaged young people and mentoring pre-service teachers. Rebecca specialises in participatory learning for disengaged youth and has led programs in Australia and internationally. Throughout her time abroad, she experienced firsthand the power of real-world experiences on young people.

I am passionate about High Resolves because…

I believe in young people. I believe by empowering the next generation to embrace cultural differences and by encouraging collaboration we can create a positive, more inclusive world.

Mia Garrett
Program Director, Victoria

Mia is a passionate educator and strong believer in its transformative power.  Through her extensive travels and time living abroad, she has developed an understanding of how powerful real world learning experiences can be.  This, accompanied by her love of working with young people, drives her to provide meaningful educational experiences which encourage students to engage in their local and global communities.  Across her nine years of teaching experience in secondary schools she has led international immersion trips, managed social justice initiatives and developed a student leadership program to empower young leaders.  She has a Bachelor of Secondary Education (PE/Health/Science) from Deakin University.

I am passionate about working at High Resolves because… 
I have the opportunity to connect with students through empowering them to lead positive social change.  Their insight, passion and drive to make our world a better place is truely inspiring.  Education and self belief are powerful tools, and High Resolves supports students in deepening both.
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Our history

In 2019, we are setting up a permanent hub to cover areas of regional Victoria.

Upcoming Events

Videos for Change 2019

High Resolves national Videos for Change challenge is a powerful opportunity for your students to create and be heard while leading social change. Students from Years 7-12 are challenged to submit a one-minute video on a social issue they feel passionate about, with the chance to be featured on Network TEN’s The Project and win a share of prizes worth over $12,000!

Entries for this year’s competition have now closed, but voting for the People’s Choice Award opens on 14 October.

For more information and to register your interest, please click below.

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