Gemma Sisia is an Australian mother of 4 who has a passion for helping people in need. She believes in ‘fighting poverty through education’ and in 2002 opened the School of St Jude in Tanzania with 1 teacher and 3 students. In 2014, with more than 1800 students over three campuses, the first crop of Year 12 students will graduate.
Listen to the story of how this extraordinary Aussie turned her conviction into action! This is recorded in front of a live student audience and Gemma explains the remarkable story in detail.
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Running Time: 33 minutes
Jack Roberts is a graduate from the highly successful Class of 2013 at Yarra Valley Grammar. In this episode he shares an interesting personal goal about ‘being the best Jack Roberts he can be.’ Faith in his own ability and developing self-confidence were keys, as was his sensible use of travel time. Jack unpacks VACK which explores learning styles and urges students to use the learning style that fits you best.
‘Never give up on something you cannot go a day without thinking about.’
A powerful tool which Jack uses to his benefit now, whilst studying Commerce/Law AND also full time employment in construction management with the APM Group is social media. He advises listeners to keep a positive and regular presence on popular social media platforms such as Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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