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Get Connected: Indigenous Australia

This issue explores the history of colonisation and case studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in urban and rural contexts across Australia working to effect positive change....

Examining Child Labour photo kit

Students are introduced to the topic of child labour through a series of worksheets and accompanying photos exploring the questions: What is child labour? What types of work do child labourers...

Confronting Hunger - 'The Strike'

Students are introduced to the scope and some of the challenges of addressing global hunger, through viewing a film clip about a young Australian who attempts to solve the problem using his heroic alter-ego...

Lucy’s Story

Students learn about the life of a girl living in rural Uganda. They consider the differences and similarities between their own lives and Lucy’s, and between living conditions in Australia compared...

Child labour in the world

In this 2-page resource, students learn about the practice of child labour, and the rights this practice violates. Students then categorise types of child labour, and summarise the key points. This...

How natural are disasters?

In this 2-page resource, students complete a cloze activity using a text that outlines some of the human activities that can exacerbate the causes and impacts of natural disasters. Students then analyse...

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation,...

Child labour – Kajal’s and Sudarmathi’s story

Students read about a day in the life of 9-year-old Kajal, and 14-year-old Sudarmathi, from India. Both girls have had to work in order to support their families, although Sudarmathi is now back in...

Disasters and the media

In this 2-page resource, students consider when and how the media report on disasters around the world. Using an example article they identify the language features used to capture and hold the reader’s...

Child health and poverty – a digital text

Students watch the short animated film clip the ‘First 1,000 Days’ about child health, then use the provided transcript to identify the features of the digital text used to persuade the...