2023 Student Voice Postcard Pack arriving at your School at the Start of Term 3!

Snapshots by
Topic

The Commissioner’s Student Voice Postcards initiative is a child-focused way of connecting with South Australian children to find out about their lives at a State level.  Below is a series of snapshot summaries on topics and issues children have told the Commissioner matter to them a lot.

For Snapshot summaries via region click here.

For more detailed insights download the full reports here.

Map Illustration by Peter Chiong.

What SA Children SayAbout Covid-19

SA Children told the Commissioner that the world would be better without Covid and that they need to know more about vaccines. They are missing loved ones and social occasions and they understand that everyone has to do the right thing but they really missing loved ones and social occasions.
Download and read the full snapshot here.

What SA Children Say About Grown-Ups

SA Children told their Commissioner that when it comes to Grown-ups they would like adults to listen to them more, get to know more about them, and remember that children know more than adults think they do. They also wanted to let grown-ups know that children love what adults do for them and that they would like all adults to do the right thing too. Download and read the full snapshot here.

What SA Children say about Jobs, Skills & The Future (2019)


SA Children told the Commissioner that in relation to jobs, skills and the future, they would like to get a good job, help others and keep learning.
Download and read the full snapshot here.

 

 

What SA Children Say About Looking After The Planet


When it comes looking after the planet children had a lot to say. This snapshot summarises SA Children’s views on the need to create a sustainable future, how it’s affecting the Earth’s environment, and how people and places, animals and plants need us all to act now.

They also want to see more bike paths and a faster take up of electric cards. They are clear that went it comes to climate change, adults should not expect kids to clean up their mess!

Download and read the full snapshot here

What SA Children Say About Wellbeing At School

SA Children told their Commissioner that they would like to know more about what happens at school, the want the school curriculum to be expanded to include more variety, they want education to be affordable for everyone and they would like children who are struggling at school to be better supported.

Download and read the full snapshot here.

What Worries SA Children Most (2019)

SA Children told the Commissioner that what worries them most is not being listened to, school and homework, being bullied and navigating friendships with friends and family and the environment.  Read the full snapshot here.

Give your students a voice!

2024 Postcard Pack available from Day 1 of Term 3.

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