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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...

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...

Schooling in Nepal Poster

Poster of children at school in Nepal. Poster includes a photo and a quote about the school’s facilities. Posters can make excellent discussion starters showing a global perspective.

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...