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Hanging out with kids from Africa and Asia

Each resource introduces a child from either Africa or Asia. Using photos, and either information blurbs or short personal recounts, students learn more about aspects of the children’s lives,...

Environmental checklist

This 1-page resource gives students ideas for actions they could take could take, along with their family, for protecting the environment.

Photo kit: A Day in the Life of 5 Children

This resource includes images and information about five children from around the world. Students are introduced to Sheila from the Philippines; Misael from Honduras; Nissma from Gaza; Myagmargarig...

A Day in the Life of Lucy film clip

This film clip introduces Lucy, who lives in rural Uganda with her adopted mother Doreen, and 9 brothers and sisters. In a typical day, Lucy helps her family by collecting water and firewood, helping...

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...

Make A Toy

Students reflect on the differences in living conditions of children living in poverty compared to their own lives. Using only commonly available resources, students design and create a simple child’s...

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...