- GSLP Story of Change -

SEAT = Sit, Eat And Talk

The 2018 SEAT (Sit, Eat & Talk) mentoring initiative regularly connected 20 Grade 6 students at Mooroopna Primary School with 14 volunteers during a lunchtime meal. The participants shared stories and completed activities that prompted them to talk about their job and careers. The project was supported by 15 Berry Street School students and nine Lighthouse staff prepared healthy lunches.

Aims of SEAT

  • To expose young people to positive role models
  • To increase student knowledge of jobs and build their career aspiration
  • To expose students to new and healthy food

Results

  • *Diverse range of role models engaged at each session
  • 94.4% of students stated they knew more about the jobs they could do in the future after participating in SEAT
  • 94.4% of students stated that they liked trying new foods each week
  • On average each week 72% of students indicated that they tried a new food that session, with most giving it a 'thumbs up'

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