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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Indonesia (Years 6-10)

Jacqui de Lacy (Head of DFAT Indonesia) discusses the reasons for and effectiveness of government and non-government programs to improve human wellbeing. Indonesia is the major recipient of Australian...

The Faith Effect Education Resources

The Faith Effect is a five-part interactive bible study series tackling global poverty and injustice. It is designed to facilitate Christian social engagement. The DVD and leader’s guide (RRP...

Human Development Index

The purpose and components of the Human Development Index are outlined. A global choropleth map shows the relative assessed levels of development by country. The Human Development Index components are...

Water and human wellbeing (Years 7, 10)

This case study examines the environmental, social and economic importance of water, and issues of scarcity and management. It is a valuable resource for the Year 7 unit Water in the world and...

Millennium Development Goals – a football drama

This resource includes a script for a short drama. Created in the style of the Footy Show, students commentate on the game between Humanity and Injustice, and the issues that underpin the Millennium...

Urbanisation and human wellbeing (Years 8, 10)

This case study examines the challenges of human wellbeing and urbanisation, especially in the megacity of Jakarta. It is a valuable resource for the Year 8 unit Changing Nations, the Year 10 unit...

Aid: Why give aid and what makes it effective?

In this 2-page cloze activity students select the appropriate words to complete sentences about why people give aid, and what makes aid effective. Examining Australian aid homepage

The refugee journey

This 2-page resource outlines the common phases in the journey undertaken by refugees as they leave their homes. It includes an example of the journey of Phong Nguyen, a refugee from Vietnam now living...

Get Connected: Food Security

This issue of Get Connected: Food Security is FREE to download. It explores issues of food insecurity and how global citizens respond to these challenges. Inside you’ll find up-to-date case studies...

Get Connected: Climate Change

This issue looks at how humans interact with the physical environment, with a focus on greenhouse emissions and deforestation. How does climate change impact those living in developing countries and...