Primary schools

These resources will help you to embed social justice across the curriculum and to inspire your students to “be more”, for the sake of the poorest in our world. Please let us know how you use them. To ask our education team about immersion experiences, professional development and student workshops in your state, email

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Caritas supporters at Our Lady of the Rosary Primary, St Mary’s

Featured resources

The featured resources below can help you embed social justice in the classroom this term.

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Use the filters in the Resource module below to find other useful teaching resources.
(Note: in the Curriculum Area filter, GC= “General Capability” and CCP= “Cross-Curricular Priority”)


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  • Upper Primary Food for All resource

    08 Apr 2015

    Resources for supporting food for all.


    (ZIP 63MB)

  • Photo slideshow

    22 Oct 2014

    Project Compassion 2015 photo galleries – a series of approx. 150 photos of all six programs, with captions.


    (PPTX 23MB)

  • BE posters

    04 Sep 2014

    Six inspirational posters on the theme of “Be More”.

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    (PDF 2MB)

  • Additional Resources Brochure - Primary

    20 Nov 2013

    Additional classroom activities with multiple curriculum links for Primary

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    (PDF 4MB)

  • What YOU DO matters-Fair Trade

    20 Jul 2015

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    (PDF 940KB)

  • Strengths Based Approach - Caritas Australia

    07 May 2015

    Learn about Caritas Australia’s strength based approach to development.

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    (PDF 285KB)

  • What is Caritas - Primary

    13 Dec 2016

    A resource to help your primary school class explore the work of Caritas Australia.


    (PPTX 5MB)

  • Faces of Project Compassion - Primary

    21 Nov 2013

    Overview of all six programs, with prayer


    (PPT 4MB)

  • CST poster

    16 Aug 2017

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    (PDF 457KB)

  • Maristely Feature Video-10 min

    21 Nov 2013


    (MP4 209MB)

  • Maristely Feature Video-5 min

    18 Nov 2013


    (MP4 111MB)

  • Food for all interactive cartoon

    09 Apr 2015

    An interactive cartoon for learning about food issues.

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    (PDF 361KB)


Oscar Romero
Aspire not to have more, but to be more.These words of Oscar Romero inspire Caritas Australia’s education team. Archbishop Romero was a Caritas partner in El Salvador who lived Catholic Social Teaching without compromise and paid the ultimate price.