The Stella Schools Program seeks to inspire and empower young people to find their own creative voices, challenge stereotypes and imagine a future not limited by their gender.
Our speakers are available to take part in Stella Schools events in your state or territory.
The Stella Schools Program offers a range of events and sessions to inspire change and empower students of all ages and genders.
A week-long program for schools, encouraging students to explore themes of language, gender and power.
Reading lists on the things that matter.
Live events, podcasts and online content to stimulate discussion and deepen understanding around a range of issues pertinent to young people and the particular challenges they face.
Girls Write Up is a daylong festival for teens aged 12–18 that teaches empowerment through writing and sharing stories.
Reading guides, teaching notes, discussion ideas and extension activities – for students of all ages.
The Stella Schools Program seeks to inspire and empower young people – girls and boys alike – to find their own creative voices, challenge stereotypes and imagine a future not limited by their gender.
The program encourages students to: develop their unique voices through writing, storytelling and a range of creative forms; improve their communication skills, hone their creativity and connect with potential writing mentors; critically engage with their own reading habits and the stories they’re exposed to; identify barriers to equality and understand how gendered language plays into power relationships; explore the ways words and language can be used to challenge gender inequality, support and foster marginalised voices, and empower all young people.
The program, which runs nationally, aims to bring about a lasting cultural shift in young people’s attitudes through its work in schools, its events program and its teaching resources.
The Stella Schools Program is for girls and boys in Years 7 to 12 and is comprised of:
For all Stella Schools Program enquiries, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Stella Schools Program is proudly supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, the Nelson Meers Foundation and the Hart Line Fund of the Australian Communities Foundation.