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Promesse and the 40 Hour Famine - a persuasion text

Students develop their understanding of extreme poverty, and differences in living conditions, through viewing a film clip about a young boy from Rwanda. Students examine and analyse the film clip as...

Lucy’s Story Reflection and Action

Learning about poverty can be emotionally challenging for some students. There are also a lot of interconnected issues to try and process. This activity provides students with an opportunity to reflect...

Give a man a fish

Students consider the Chinese proverb ‘Give a man a fish...’ through a series of poems by Cameron Semmens. They are then introduced to some strategies for addressing hunger and poor...

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...

Different perspectives on the Pacific

Using a cartoon format, in this 1-page resource, students consider different perspectives on the Pacific. In small groups, they use this information to develop a plan for improving living conditions...

Hanging out with kids from Africa and Asia

Each resource introduces a child from either Africa or Asia. Using photos, and either information blurbs or short personal recounts, students learn more about aspects of the children’s lives,...

Photo kit: A Day in the Life of 5 Children

This resource includes images and information about five children from around the world. Students are introduced to Sheila from the Philippines; Misael from Honduras; Nissma from Gaza; Myagmargarig...

A Day in the Life of Lucy film clip

This film clip introduces Lucy, who lives in rural Uganda with her adopted mother Doreen, and 9 brothers and sisters. In a typical day, Lucy helps her family by collecting water and firewood, helping...

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...

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Indonesia (Years 6-10)

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