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Helene Rousseau (Bottomup)

Safeguarding Lead and Stories on Critical Hope Co-curator
South Africa

Helene strives to facilitate critical education with young people and provide them with the tools necessary to promote a more just and fair society. She has an interest in dialogical learning and the implementation of culturally responsive teaching. She loves curating resources and materials relevant to youth that can mediate between grasping difficult sociological concepts and furthering their knowledge to promote a better world. Helene is an experienced community social worker and primary education specialist. She holds an honours in Social Development and a Masters in Primary Education. She is a co-founder of Bottomup, a nonprofit organisation promoting critical education with children and high school youth.

Helene is the Changing the Story Safeguarding Lead and co-curator of Stories on Critical Hope. Helene will lead a series of CTS Knowledge Exchange workshops from Autumn 2021.

Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items written by Helene Rousseau are listed below:

All About the Skills ExchangeReflections on the Skills Exchange series of workshops, March-April 2022.Helene Rousseau, , event changemakersarticle youth
SafeguardingSafeguarding Project Development Officer, Tony Cegielka and Safeguarding Regional Leads Linda Hoxha, Helene Rousseau, Astrid Cañas, Chaste Uwihoreye and Rajib Timalsina discuss their roles on the CTS Safeguarding project..Astrid Cañas, Chaste Uwihoreye, Dr Linda Hoxha, Dr Rajib Timalsina, Helene Rousseau, Tony Cegielka, , safeguardingfilm language-english subject-policy
Permanent crisis of visibility: Young working-class CapetoniansEngage Journal 45: Class and Inequality explores issues of class, socio-economic disadvantage and inequality in relation to gallery education and engagement programmes and the related sector. Read Permanent crisis of …Ashley Visagie, Dr Aylwyn Walsh, Helene Rousseau, , , , phase2 south-africa locationarticle language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-4-education