South America Immersion

30 June - 22 July 2018

EREA is committed to developing positive and mutually beneficial relationships with communities in Indigenous Australia and the Majority World through immersion and partnership programs. The Catholic call to global solidarity and the quest for justice and peace for all is at the heart of these experiences. Immersions and partnerships provide excellent opportunities for school communities to develop relationships of solidarity across borders; learn about global justice issues; Inspire and nurture individual and communal faith journeys; join together with others as part of a common humanity; and act together for justice and peace in our world.


The South American experience, which will encompass Peru, Argentina and Uruguay, will provide participants with the opportunity to immerse in the work of the Church and the Christian Brothers and show solidarity with our Edmund Rice schools in these countries. It will also allow participants to explore the richness of the Latin American cultures, spirituality and landscapes. You are invited to consider participating in this formational and professionally enriching leadership development program.

Visit the places where Liberation Theology and a Preferential Option for the Poor developed and took root;
Engage with Edmund Rice schools in Peru, Argentina and Uruguay and share with educators and students;
Experience the liberating education they offer and learn from their outreach and justice education programs;
Experience and participate in the spirituality and culture of Latin America;
Visit Cusco and Machu Picchu and learn about the Inca culture as well as the effects of Spanish colonisation of South America;
Build community and reflect and pray together with other educators from Edmund Rice schools from across the world.
South America Immersion (1)
South America Immersion (2)
South America Immersion (3)
South America Immersion (4)
South America Immersion (5)
South America Immersion (6)

How to apply

Expressions of Interest are now closed.

Registrations Closed

For more information contact Brian Garrone (brian.garrone@erea.edu.au) or phone 03 9426 3208


This program is part of EREA’s commitment to connect globally by engaging beyond borders.


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