In the media

Scroll down to view media highlights

Over the years HoL has featured across a variety of news platforms. Click here to discover more.

Daniel Ricciardo makes a pit stop at school to support Hands on Learning

ABC News. April, 2023

Our Ambassador, Daniel Ricciardo, swung by Rowville Secondary College to meet the team and experience HoL firsthand. ABC News covered the visit and also filmed Padua College’s Tyabb precinct and interviewed students, staff and parents.

Kids need to find their passion’: Daniel Ricciardo joins drive to engage students

The Age, December 17, 2021

Daniel Ricciardo was searching for a cause that could use his experience and his immense popularity as a grand prix driver when he was invited to become ambassador for the charity Save the Children, with special emphasis on a revolutionary education program called Hands on Learning.

Leading through learning

The Lockyer & Somerset Independent. August, 2022

A Lowood State High School teacher has been recognised for his contribution to Hands on Learning.

Russell Kerr OAM

Sticks and stones build good bones

Herald Sun. March, 2024

The creator of  ‘learning by doing’ has done so much for troubled schoolkids over the years.

Hands-on learning inspiring creativity at GSSC

Shepparton News. October 13, 2021

The Hands on Learning team at Greater Shepparton Secondary College continued to thrive during lockdown.

Luke Shepparton News October 2021

School Hands on Learning program helped school captain Angus find his path

The Courier. May 9, 2021

Former Hands on Learning participant Angus is now the school captain at Mount Clear College.

Building confidence

Nine News Melbourne. November 3, 2019

Save the Children agency is calling on the Federal Government to commit ten million dollars to expand the Hands on Learning preventing thousands of students from dropping out of school early. @Jo_Hall9 #9News

Jo Hall Twitter Channel 9
Ballarat Courier

The power of hands on education

The Courier. June 1, 2019

Primary and secondary students gaining confidence and skills in the Hands on Learning program.

Tahlia believed she had no future. And then came learning, hands on

The Sydney Morning Herald. March 21, 2019

The courage and resilience of HoL student Tahlia and the power of learning by doing – captured beautifully by journalist Tony Wright.