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What does it mean to share?

Students reflect on the concept and value of sharing. Initially students recall ways in which Lucy was shown to share with her family in the film clip Lucy’s Story. Students recall moments...

Agriculture in Ethiopia Poster

Poster of 10-year-old Abdu in Ethiopia. Abdu is responsible for caring for one of his family’s cows. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Abdu. Posters can make excellent discussion starters...

Education in Vietnam Poster

Poster of 12-year-old Kieli, and his sister Nga, in Vietnam. Kieli walks for 3 kilometers in order to go to school. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Kieli. Posters can make excellent discussion...

Get Connected: Migration - People on the move

This issue explores voluntary and forced migration, including push/pull factors. Using personal stories, factual information and activities, students examine different types of migration with a particular...

Get Connected: Disasters

The world is facing disasters on a record scale – since 2000, disasters have killed an average of 98,000 people each year and destroyed the livelihoods of millions more. This issue explores the...

Different perspectives on climate change

Using a cartoon format, in this 2-page resource, students consider a range of different perspectives on the issue of climate change. Students then use role play to think through these perspectives,...

A day in the life of Damian and Michael in PNG

Students read about a day in the life of 11-year-old Damian, and 15-year-old Michael, from Papua New Guinea (PNG). They then respond by comparing their life with Damian and Micheal’s, and role...

Examining Australian aid

This page provides links to four student activity sheets that explore development assistance, or aid, provided by Australia. Students consider the differences between bilateral, multilateral and non-government...

Get Connected: Persuading the world

This issue explores persuasion texts and six important global issues: gender, child labour, refugees, health, inequality and climate change. Students identify the structure and language features of...

Where is Uganda?

A quick activity to introduce students to Lucy’s home country – Uganda. Most students are unlikely to know where Uganda is, or anything about this country. They may have some prior knowledge...