connecting young people to stories of difference is vital in fostering an environment that encourages diversity and acceptance. One of the aims of schools is to nurture the growth of students, both academically and socially. Having students participate in Bukjeh programs facilitates opportunities for this growth.Individuals and in particular students are growing up in an ever-increasingly diverse world.Schools aim to create holistic learners, building on their personal, interpersonal and social knowledge and skills.Our responsibility to facilitate experiences for students that nurture, challenge and educateCreate opportunities to teach empathy, respect and responsibilityApart from meeting a range of Humanities based strands in the Australian Curriculum, ‘Intercultural Understanding’ and ‘Ethical Understanding’ are two other important strands Bukjeh aims to address.
Bukjeh connects people of all ages and backgrounds. We hope to empower people who might feel out of the conversation about the reasons and impacts of global migration because they do not know the ‘right’ questions to ask, or due to fear of saying the ‘wrong thing’. Bukjeh initiates a truly meaningful and personal connection between those who have been forced to leave their home and those who have not experienced so.