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)

  • Millenium Development Goals

    20 Mar 2013

    A presentation explaining the Millennium Development Goals with statistics and progress charts.


    (PPT 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

    02 Oct 2013

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


    (PPTX 3MB)

  • Faces of Project Compassion - Primary

    21 Nov 2013

    Overview of all six programs, with prayer


    (PPT 4MB)

  • What your donations can do poster

    22 Oct 2014

    Display poster showing how a little donation can go a long way.

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    (PDF 3MB)

  • Thank you poster

    22 Oct 2014

    A thank you poster to show our appreciation

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    (PDF 3MB)

  • CST poster

    20 Jul 2015

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    (PDF 1MB)


Caritas Australia’s teaching resources are also featured on TES Australia!

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.