Tim Russell, Dean of student wellbeing, All Saints College, Perth
Tim Russell strategically planned and implemented the Heads, Hearts and Hands service learning program at All Saints’ College. He has creatively embedded ethics and justice into the curriculum from pre-kindergarten to Year 12 and has expanded the college’s outreach program and collaborated with its Creative Industries unit to have service providers, such as the Salvation Army, disabled surfers and Disability Services, meet with the Creative Industries class to share real-world problems. The students then employ their design thinking skills to come up with and pitch solutions to the providers.
Additionally, Russell has actively engaged the alumni and families in the college’s outreach program so that the entire community is now actively involved in the Heads, Hearts and Hands approach to making a difference in the wider community. In total, Russell has developed 40 service programs for the college.