Victoria – Have a Voice Showcase

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Fourteen schools from the Victorian Department of Education registered to be involved in the 2018 Victorian Have a Voice project. Most of those schools produced videos for the Showcase event at the main ACMI Cinema on Tuesday October 23.

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The aim of this program is to provide Victorian students in Years 4 to 9 with an opportunity to collaborate, and have a voice (through video or animation) about something that is important to them and enhance their 21st century communication and creative problem solving skills.

The Have a Voice task was to work as a group (minimum of two) to produce a short G-rated video story (maximum of two minutes) or animation (maximum of one minute) about a topic or issue that is important to the group.

See the videos that were featured at the 2018 Showcase below …

Topics that the students chose this year included:

  • War
  • The Environment
  • Conservation
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gender Equality
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Drug use

The schools who ended up showcasing their work this week were …

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Brooke McNamara (Acting Manager, Vic DET Learning and Teaching Branch) gave the official welcome to nearly  150 students and teachers who came to the showcase.

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It was my pleasure to MC the event and interview representatives from each school about the work they produced and what they learned from the experience.

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Each school received a certificate for their efforts and also a copy of the new Adobe Spark book – 40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark that only came out last week.

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During the Showcase, we did a live demo of Adobe’s new multi-platform video editing app¬† Adobe Premiere Rush and made a short film featuring still & moving images of the students.

Stay tuned for the video about this event, soon to come to CreateEdu TV

 

Student videos …

Ashby Primary School

Blackburn High School

Camberwell High School

Malvern Valley Primary School

Northern Bay College

Rowellyn Park Primary

Silverton Primary School

Warringa Park School