Testimonials

Benefits for schools

Triple A Peer Leaders

Triple A Peer Leaders

“Not only have the students' got to learning about asthma, but they have really enjoyed working with younger students.”
PDHPE teacher, James Meehan

“The Triple A program provides a great opportunity for our Year 10 Physical and Health Education students to develop leadership skills as well as provide vital information to our Year 7 students about asthma and smoking prevention”
PDHPE teacher, Chifley College Shalvey Campus

“External people [university students] are always good as they are fresh faces to the students.”
PDHPE teacher, James Meehan

What university students' gain

"Knowledge of how to work with adolescents on a treatment plan that requires their understanding & cooperation to be successful."
Educator, University of Sydney student

"Valuable experience to interact with other health care profesionals."
Educator, University of Sydney student

"The opportunity to contribute to a public health program that has proven efficacy results."
Educator, University of Sydney student

"Some students further thanked us as Triple A leaders after the workshop."
Educator, University of Sydney student

"It was a fun and interactive program."
Educator, University of Sydney student

"They started to open up more and were proud of knowing answers to our questions. I thought it was great."
Educator, University of Sydney student

What Peer Leaders' gain

"I gained new knowledge about asthma and the ability to teach younger students about it."
Peer Leader, James Meehan High School

“Interesting to have uni students come out to teach [us], somebody older to look up to.”
Peer Leader, Chifley College Bidwill

"We gain a lot of confidence with talking and teaching other students."
Peer Leader, Chifley College Shalvey

“[The university students are] better than teachers …. because they are young and close to our age.”
Peer Leader, Chifley College Shalvey

“Encouraged [me] to study a health degree as plan B.”
Peer Leader, James Meehan

"I gained more leadership skills and I even learned more about asthma."
Peer Leader, Chifley College Bidwill