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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,...

Get Connected: Child Rights

This issue helps students understand the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and explores a range of child rights issues around the world. It highlights a case study of child labour in India. The...

Global poverty and Christian social engagement forum videos

The Global Poverty and Christian Social Engagement forum was held in Sydney in 2012. The key speakers were: Rev Dr John Dickson (Director of the Centre for Public Christianity) Rev Steve Chong...

How do natural disasters occur?

These animated film clips explain how different types of natural disasters occur, and provide examples of some of the impacts that can be caused by these disasters. Types of disasters examined include:...

Child Labour Story – Kajal’s and Sudarmathi’s Story

Students read about a day in the life of 9-year-old Kajal, and 14-year-old Sudarmathi, from India. Both girls have had to work in order to support their families, although Sudarmathi is now back in...

Child health and poverty – a digital text

Students watch the short animated film clip the ‘First 1,000 Days’ about child health, then use the provided transcript to identify the features of the digital text used to persuade the...

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...

HIV and AIDS in Papua New Guinea

This section addresses the nature of HIV and AIDS, including its symptoms, treatment and prevalence across the world and in Papua New Guinea. It also looks at ways that Papua New Guinea is responding...

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...

Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

This section addresses the nature of tuberculosis, including its symptoms, treatment and prevalence across the world and in Papua New Guinea. It also looks at ways that Papua New Guinea is responding...