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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...

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Students are introduced to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. They categorise some of these rights under the headings of: survival; development; protection; and, participation. Using a diamond-ranking,...

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...

Government aid: Who gives it and how much?

This 2-page activity sheet includes graphs of the amount of government aid provided in both dollars, and as a percentage of Gross National Income. Students evaluate the provision of aid by wealthier...

Myanmar Country Profile

This resource gives students a brief outline of Myanmar’s geography, people, history, economy, educational issues, and living conditions. It includes a map and a table comparing Australia and...

Examining Food Insecurity in Rwanda

Using Rwanda as a case study, students examine some of the causes and impacts of food insecurity, and look at examples of projects that seek to address these causes and impacts. Examining Food Insecurity...

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...

Philippines Country Profile

This resource gives students a brief outline of Philippines’ geography, people, history, economy, educational issues, and living conditions. It includes a map and a table comparing Australia and...

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...