The unit of work, Global people, explores the human dimensions of forced and voluntary migration. Texts used include the picture storybook Ziba Came on a Boat, written by Liz Lofthouse and illustrated by Robert Ingpen, and the real-life story of Najeeba, an asylum seeker from Afghanistan. The focus might be complimented by having junior novels […]
This unit of work, Words to unite us, allows students to explore the complex theme of a common humanity, using the picture story books Whoever You Are, written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Leslie Staub, Mirror by Jeannie Baker, and The Little Refugee by Anh Do and Suzanne Do and illustrated by Bruce Whatley. […]
Learn more about the refugee crisis with striking statistics and photographs from around the world. Discover the lives and experiences of refugees before writing compelling postcards to MPs on the issue of family reunion. This resource for 11-16 year olds develops empathy and empowers young people to be a part of the campaign to change […]
Being confined to our homes has prompted many of us to reflect on our personal space and the importance of our communities. But before the first lockdowns began almost 80 million people around the world had been forced to leave their homes, communities and sometimes families, and start over somewhere new.
A collection of activity ideas and useful links to encourage children to think about what it means to learn and the right to education for everyone.
Clips for Secondary Citizenship, aimed at 14- to 16-year-olds, which are anchored in real life, taking vibrant issues and getting straight to the heart of some of the key subject areas that inform the Citizenship curriculum.
The Face the Facts education resource will help students understand issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. This resource complements the Commission’s 2012 Face the Facts publication, which provides accurate and easy to understand facts about these groups based on primary research information from a variety of sources.
Australia as a nation – race, rights and immigration is a unit of work that explores Australia’s development as a nation throughout the 20th Century with a particular focus on the changing experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In this unit, students have the opportunity to develop their […]