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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...

Vietnam Country Profile

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

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...

The Main Game

The Main Game introduces students to the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Students initially read the handout 'Main Game - About the Goals'. This outlines the activity, and briefly introduces...

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...

Ethiopia Country Profile

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

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...

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...

Laos Country Profile

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