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Take a walk in Zoe’s shoes

In this 2-page resource students review a cartoon about a boy from Australia visiting a girl in Zambia. Together they go and collect water. Students consider the differences in ability to access water,...

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...

Understanding the issue - forced and child labour

This series of factsheets can be used to help students understand the issue of forced and child labour as part of Australia's global interconnections through trade. As an introduction to the topic,...

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...

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...

Why is clean water important?

Students explore the difference between clean and dirty water; how people use and access water, comparing Australia and Uganda; and develop a list of personal hygiene behaviours that rely on using clean...

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...