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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...

What is poverty?

Students develop their understanding of poverty through exploring the impacts on people living in poverty. They consider some of the consequences of poverty on people and their wellbeing. Students learn...

Get Connected: Disasters Immersion Activity Lesson Plan

This resource outlines a lesson plan for an immersion activity exploring the topic of disasters, using the education resource Get Connected: Disasters. The lesson will required some preparation beforehand,...

Rwanda case study - country profile

Students develop their knowledge of Rwanda and living conditions in the country in comparison with Australia. Some of the challenges to food production and impacts of food insecurity in Rwanda are introduced....

Supplying Food in an Emergency – Scenario Activity

Students develop their critical thinking skills and knowledge of humanitarian emergency responses to disasters, by exploring the scenario of establishing a refugee/internally displaced persons camp...

Lucy’s Story Reflection and Action

Learning about poverty can be emotionally challenging for some students. There are also a lot of interconnected issues to try and process. This activity provides students with an opportunity to reflect...

Examining Food Insecurity in Rwanda

Using Rwanda as a case study, students examine some of the causes and impacts of food insecurity, and look at examples of projects that seek to address these causes and impacts. Examining Food Insecurity...

Exploring the rights of children

As part of discovering what it means to be a citizen, students learn that there are rights that apply to all children. Exploring a few of these rights, students develop their thinking skills by evaluating...

Why is clean water important?

Students explore the difference between clean and dirty water; how people use and access water, comparing Australia and Uganda; and develop a list of personal hygiene behaviours that rely on using clean...

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...