What can Australian and New Zealand school
students and teachers learn from a relationship
with a small orphanage in rural Cambodia?
Would it be inspiring and fascinating or tragic
and depressing? Would students be interested
and engaged or would it make extra work for
busy educators already overwhelmed with the
realities of classroom management, curriculum
and extra-curricular activities? These are
questions I recently asked staff in fi ve schools
and the answers were surprising. Unanimously,
without hesitation, they indicated that their
schools had already adopted an orphanage,
were considering doing so or would welcome
"Potential Plus: Why Orphans Matter to Teachers and Their Students,"
TEACH Journal of Christian Education: Vol. 2
, Article 15.
Available at: https://research.avondale.edu.au/teach/vol2/iss2/15