We work closely with you to come up with a tailored program for you and your school needs. Please see below examples of programs we have done in the past, with various children ages from nursery all the way to high school.
Case Study 1: With Young Children from Nursery to Kindergarten
Project Name: SOSD goes to Woodlands Evangelical Free Church!
Participating School: Woodlands Evangelical Free Church
Year/Form: Nursery 1 to Kindergarten 2
Average Children Age: 4-6
Objective of SOSD Program: Understanding that dogs are not all scary, learning to be comfortable with dogs and that black dogs are not always the villain like portrayed in cartoons.
Activities held: 5 medium size dogs brought in on leash for students to see and pet. Students taught how to properly approach dogs and offer some treats.
Outcome of SOSD Program: Students learnt that big dogs can be friendly and they are not bad creatures.
Teacher’s Comments: Very helpful and eye opening. It not only changes the mindset of the students, but the teachers too.
Students’ Comments: Fun! Dogs are not scary and that all dogs are the same, regardless of their colour.
Case Study 2: Education Day with teenagers aged 16
Project Name: St Gabriel’s School comes to SOSD SRC!
Participating School: St Gabriel’s School
Year/Form: Secondary 4
Average Children Age: 16
Objective of SOSD Program: Understanding the plight of our dogs, SOSD’s rescue work and learning that not all dogs are scary.
Activities held: Students were given a tour of the shelter and a few friendly dogs were placed in the dog run to interact with students who were interested in getting to know them. The students made a video of their visit and shared it with their schoolmates and parents over a charity carnival in school!
Outcome of SOSD Program: Students learn that a simple act of complaint can lead to loss of innocent lives.
Teacher’s Comments: The students really enjoyed themselves!
Students’ Comments: Interesting and they would like to help out in their own way.
Case Study 3: Young adults aged 18 volunteer for SOSD Flag Day
Project Name: SRJC Netball team helps out with SOSD Flag Day 2014!
Participating School: SRJC
Average Children Age: 17-18
Objective of SOSD Program: Understanding the plight of our dogs, experiencing for themselves at our shelter. Share their experience with the public on SOSD Flag day 2014.
Activities held: Students were given a tour of the shelter and a few friendly dogs were placed in the dog run to interact with students who were interested in getting to know them.
Outcome of SOSD Program: Students learnt that big dogs can be friendly. They shared their thoughts with the public and spread the message to adopt and not buy
Students’ Comments: It is a meaningful cause!
If you wish for SOSD Education & Outreach team to come to your school or institution, please email us at [email protected] so that we can explore the possibilities with you further!