This unit of work, Stories to unite us, allows students to explore aspects of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, using the picture books You and Me: Our Place and Stories from the Billabong.You and Me: Our Place written by Leonie Norrington and illustrated by Dee Huxley highlights the connections between young and old […]
This unit of work, Neighbours PNG, begins with the concept of neighbourliness and then extends the focus to our Pacific island neighbour, Papua New Guinea — its place in relation to Australia, major languages and the culture of traditional storytelling. Texts used include fiction, stories and factual texts, with Miracle on Separation Street by Bob […]
This curriculum resource is based on an SBS Learn resource, developed in partnership with Reconciliation Australia. It is shaped around six short clips from the documentary film, We Don’t Need a Map. As well as exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander understandings of, and relationships to, the Southern Cross constellation, We Don’t Need a Map […]
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a chance for all of us to take renewed action to spark a change in our schools, workplaces and communities—no matter how big or small. Each year Reconciliation Australia selects a different theme to celebrate NRW. The theme for NRW 2016 is Our History, Our Story, Our Future. In this […]
Our History, Our Story, Our Future is derived from The State of Reconciliation in Australia report, which asks all Australians to reflect on our national identity, and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story.