Get Connected: Water in the world

This issue focuses on the importance of access to clean, safe water for communities around the world. It explores water challenges facing Australia as well as case studies on Niger and Indonesia. This issue looks at the relationship between water, health, food security and gender in these communities. Students examine different perspectives and opportunities for active citizenship. The issue […]

Get Connected: Child Rights

This issue helps students understand the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and explores a range of child rights issues around the world. It highlights a case study of child labour in India. The DVD includes an overview of child rights and personal stories from child labourers. This issue also looks at supply chains and the ways […]

Get Connected: Food Security

This resource explores issues of food insecurity and how global citizens respond to these challenges. Inside you’ll find up-to-date case studies from Bangladesh and Timor-Leste, a debate on genetically modified crops and a food supply chain. This resource also features written and digital texts, photographs, a climate graph, map reading and cloze activities that help […]

Get Connected: Climate Change

This issue looks at how humans interact with the physical environment, with a focus on greenhouse emissions and deforestation. How does climate change impact those living in developing countries and how is the world responding? This issue includes a DVD and explores natural disasters, water and health, agriculture, migration and biodiversity. It uses case studies […]

Get Connected: Migration – People on the move

This issue explores voluntary and forced migration, including push/pull factors. Using personal stories, factual information and activities, students examine different types of migration with a particular focus on refugees. This includes considering their journey, the conventions and treaties that seek to protect refugees, and the role of government and non-government organisations (NGOs).

Get Connected: Disasters

The world is facing disasters on a record scale – since 2000, disasters have killed an average of 98,000 people each year and destroyed the livelihoods of millions more. This issue explores the difference between hazards and disasters, and their social, economic and environmental impacts. It also examines ways that humans prepare for disasters and […]

Get Connected: Persuading the world

This issue explores persuasion texts and six important global issues: gender, child labour, refugees, health, inequality and climate change. Students identify the structure and language features of persuasion texts – including posters, cartoons, speeches, and digital and written texts – and learn about major social issues at the same time. They are also encouraged to create […]

Get Connected: Global Inequalities

We live in an unequal world. This issue helps students understand the nature of global inequality in wealth, food, education, health and access to water and sanitation. It examines East Timor (Timor-Leste) as a case study and includes a DVD that explores the inequalities between Australia and our nearest international neighbour. This issues includes engaging visual […]

Get Connected: Global Citizenship

This issue helps students investigate the effects of globalisation in the world. Through case studies, activities and analysis of global organisations like World Vision and the United Nations, students explore what it means to be a global citizen. Role play and related activities help students understand the impact of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on […]

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. It addresses the Australian Curriculum in Geography, History, Civics and Citizenship and the cross curriculum perspective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.

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