Students in Cambodia. Photo credit: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia.

Virtual classroom sessions

Bring the world of international development into your classroom through our virtual classroom sessions. Sessions focus on poverty, social and ecological justice and the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Our virtual classroom sessions are ideal for schools, parishes, youth groups and Catholic Education Offices. 


more about Caritas Australia’s work by talking to local and international staff about programs.


Catholic identity by giving prominence to the Gospel and person of Jesus Christ.


students and parishioners to understand and make sense of the world we live in.


students and parishioners to take action for a more just and fair world.

We can tailor sessions to your needs

  • Through our virtual classroom sessions, participants can learn about our work in Australia and overseas by talking to or interviewing our international development program staff. 
  • Virtual classroom sessions can be built around specific dates, such as Project Compassion, Reconciliation Week, Refugee Week, or Season of Creation. 
  • Our virtual classroom sessions align with the curriculum, and can focus on everything from the Catholic Social Teaching principles or student leadership and justice, to food security, ecology and the environment or water, sanitation and hygiene. 

Students will learn to


and describe global issues.


and reflect on the issues using Catholic Social Teaching principles.


and plan a strategy to address global issues.

Get in touch with our state Social and Ecological Justice Animators.

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