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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...

Health in Vietnam Poster

Poster of 4-year-old Hoih, from Vietnam, having a checkup at a health care centre. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Hoih’s mother. Posters can make excellent discussion starters showing...

Food in Honduras Poster

Poster of Santos, from Honduras, with his family’s goat. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Santos. Posters can make excellent discussion starters showing a global perspective.

Health in Zambia Poster

Poster of 6-year-old Mostina in Zambia sleeping under a net to protect her from malaria carrying mosquitoes. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Mostina. Posters can make excellent discussion starters...

A Day in the Life of Lucy - Integrated Activities for Primary School

Students explore issues of global poverty, child rights, and the value of sharing through a series of integrated activities. All activities relate in some way to the film clip A Day in the...

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...

Brazil Country Profile

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

Water in Kenya Poster

Poster of 10-year-old Fatuma in Kenya, who walked for 3 kilometers to collect water from an open source. Poster includes a photo and a quote from Fatuma. Posters can make excellent discussion starters...