Australia's Engagement with Asia: Indonesia

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Case studies in water, food, urbanisation and human wellbeing

Australia's engagement with Asia: Indonesia is an engaging and easy-to-use teaching resource that supports the Australian Curriculum: Geography. It includes six DVD chapters with related texts and worksheets developed by World Vision and the Australian Geography Teachers Association.

It directly addresses two cross-curriculum perspectives: Sustainability and Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia.

This free resource is produced by

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In this collection:

Urbanisation and human wellbeing (Years 8, 10)

This case study examines the challenges of human wellbeing and urbanisation, especially in the megacity of Jakarta. It is a valuable resource for the Year 8 unit Changing Nations, the Year 10 unit...

Water and human wellbeing (Years 7, 10)

This case study examines the environmental, social and economic importance of water, and issues of scarcity and management. It is a valuable resource for the Year 7 unit Water in the world and...

AusAID in Indonesia (Years 6-10)

Jacqui de Lacy (Head of AusAID Indonesia) discusses the reasons for and effectiveness of government and non-government programs to improve human wellbeing. Indonesia is the major recipient of Australian...

We live in a diverse world: Indonesia (Years 6-10)

This chapter provides an excellent background overview of Indonesia and Australia’s links with the country. This is essential for all units in Years 6–10 and especially the Year 6 unit...

Interconnections and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter looks at an economic development strategy and addresses the Year 9 unit Exploring interconnections and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. The case study explores the...

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation,...