Dr John Bellavance
With Governor Mike Hayden of Kansas
From left: With Canadian Prime Ministers Pierre Trudeau, Brain Mulroney and Julia Gillard - Former Prime Minister of Australia
Values Education With Jim Stynes at the Heroes Journey training. Submission to the Australian Productivity Commission on the importance of values education for wellbeing and productivity. Teaching Values in the Digital World at Minaret College in Victoria.
John is the Oceania Coordinator, International Association of Academicians for Peace. In 2021 he led Values Education Summits to map out a holistic approach to education. Educators from across Australia and the world have been contributing to this initiative.
“We have to continue have conversations like this, without the continuing conversation, the chances of values education being promulgated successfully, not just in schools and outside schools, is less than it should be.”
Community service - Donating computers to the Pacific Islands.
Solidarity with African Australian Community Organisations
John's support the African Australian community began in 2009 with by being an active member of South Sudanese community organisations. Pictured here with the Governor of Victoria and community leaders. Left - Pictured with the Africa Day Australia committee. John was Vice President of Africa Day Australia for four years. John has also been a member of the Nelson Mandela Commemorative Committee for eight years. Pictured with Kevin Rudd and Stephen Sibanda, the president of Africa Day.
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