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Exploring the rights of children

As part of discovering what it means to be a citizen, students learn that there are rights that apply to all children. Exploring a few of these rights, students develop their thinking skills by evaluating...

What is climate change?

This resource outlines briefly: climate change; the difference between climate and weather; the main causes of climate change, its impacts, and its consequences for poor communities. This resource...

Aid: Where does Australian Government aid go?

This 2-page activity sheet provides information about the distribution of aid provided by the Australian Government, by recipient region and by sector. Students evaluate the distribution of aid, and...

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...

Environmental checklist

This 1-page resource gives students ideas for actions they could take could take, along with their family, for protecting the environment.

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...

Global citizenship – peace building

In this 2-page resource, students read two short case studies about World Vision peace building projects with young people from communities in Lebanon, and in Sri Lanka. Students consider what these...

Global Inequality

Students consider one of the measures of global inequality: the relative wealth of countries based on their Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and some of the issues with this type of measure. Students identify...

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...