The Schools Reconciliation Challenge is Reconciliation NSW’s annual art and writing program for young people in NSW and the ACT.
The Schools Reconciliation Challenge website contains information on this year’s theme, how to register and participate in the Challenge. You may contact Reconciliation NSW via email at email@example.com or phone 02 8095 9600.
This year the Schools Reconciliation Challenge officially begins on 11 March and we will be accepting art and writing submissions until Friday 1st September 2023 (Term 3, Week 7). However, we encourage students and teachers to engage with the Resources and Activities provided on our website throughout the year.
Stay tuned for more information for 2023 exhibitions. The 2021 Schools Reconciliation Challenge Exhibition – Under One Sky: Yesterday, Today and Forever – will be touring Regional NSW in 2023. To stay up to date on all Reconciliation NSW events and activities you can join us as a member or check us out on social media.
The theme for the 2023 Schools Reconciliation Challenge is What Stories Will You Dream?
The Schools Reconciliation Challenge is open to all young people in years 3-10 (or equivalent ages), Indigenous and non-Indigenous, of all abilities. Young people may enter the Schools Reconciliation Challenge through their school or independently.
Register here to take part in the 2023 Schools Reconciliation Challenge by visiting www.schoolsreconciliationchallenge.org.au/register for more details.
In 2017, the Reconciliation NSW launched the Schools Reconciliation Challenge website, which has replaced the hard copy version of the Teaching kit. Visit www.schoolsreconciliationchallenge.org.au
The Schools Reconciliation Challenge covers BOSTES curriculum outcomes relating to English, History and Visual Arts for stages 3, 4 and 5. For further information about the Curriculum Outcomes for the Schools Reconciliation Challenge please visit at www.schoolsreconciliationchallenge.org.au/nsw-curriculum
Artworks and short stories created for the Schools Reconciliation Challenge are to be submitted by Friday 1st September 2023 (Term 3, Week 7). Writing and artwork submissions must be original creative pieces that relate to the 2023 theme What Stories Will You Dream? and explore reconciliation more broadly. Entry requirements:
Submissions that do not meet these requirements will not be accepted.
Yes, students may choose to create artworks or stories or both. Please note that if students choose to submit both an artwork and story they will need to complete an artists and writers statement for each of their entries.