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Time for a historic investment in young people, and highlighting ‘the impact that youth workers and youth services can have on young people’. This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Sacred Heart College, Brighton South Australia held its Marist ‘Voice of the Courageous Heart’ Liturgy celebration on Friday 30th September. The event was captured in cartoon style on a long panel. A copy was made after the event for the college’s other campus. See last year’s panel here.

The ‘Where are you from?’ cartoon has been used in the South Korean text book Citizens and Social Participation, published by Mabook Publishing Company, Incheon, South Korea. Here is the text book with its companion book Citizens and Social Justice. Well illustrated, great looking books.

Kunmanara is a book published by the Department for Education, Government of South Australia, for use in schools in the APY (Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Lands in the remote north west of South Australia. There are Pitjantjatjara and Yakunytjatjara language versions.

Teaching by Numbers, an illustration for the article in the latest Australian Education Union Journal (South Australia branch). ‘An increasing number of politicians and education consultancy businesses believe that knowledge can be broken down into discrete parts, standardised for easy consumption, routinised to ensure consistency and subsequently measured through predefined forms of assessment.’

Independence Educational Publishers (UK) publish Issues ‘a unique series of cross-curricular resource books for 14- to 18-year-olds. The series explores contemporary social issues, stimulating debate and critical thinking among readers of all levels.‘ As well as other illustrations each book has a number of cartoons specially drawn by cartoonists Angelo Madrid, Don Hatcher and myself. The latest books in the series are Euthanasia, Population Change, The Gender Equality Debate, Crime in the UK, Discussing Abortion and Tourism Today … this last book a little ironic considering the present state of things. A few of my cartoons…

 

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…from Discussing Abortion

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…from The Gender Equality Debate

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…from Euthanasia

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…from Tourism Today

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…from Crime in the UK

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Sample illustrations for learning to read books, High performance Learning, Unit 1, books 1&2.

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Some of the cartoons for an event celebrating the achievements of the Gippsland Regional Partnership.  A particular focus was youth and their thoughts on priorities for the region. An earlier workshop with high school students gathered their ideas that were presented in the display.

 

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Cartoon illustrations from The People’s Policy for Children’s Well-being. The result of a process created and run by democracy co, in South Australia.

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“The People’s Policy for Children’s Well-being is a world first for democracy, with everyday community members coming together in a ‘People’s Panel’ to hear evidence, deliberate and develop robust public policy on ‘what needs to happen to avoid the need for children to be removed from their families'”.

 

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The January/February New Internationalist Scratchy Lines cartoon. For the Australian New Internationalist site – including blog and shop – click here.