Secondary 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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Students from Santa Sabina College and St Patrick’s College, Sydney

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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  • Stand with Syria

    11 Mar 2016

    A presentation with background on the conflict in Syria and how to help


    (PPTX 9MB)

  • Stand with Syria posters

    25 May 2015

    Posters for your stand with Syria event

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    (PDF 402KB)

  • Refugee quiz

    29 May 2015

    Test your knowledge on the issue of refugees and asylum seekers.


    (PPTX 2MB)

  • Refugee Simulation - Upper Primary & Lower Secondary

    12 Sep 2017

    A simulation activity inviting young people to follow a family on a journey to safety.


    (ZIP 11MB)

  • Refugee Pilgrimage - Secondary

    12 Sep 2017

    A pilgrimage and prayer resource allowing students to stand in solidarity with refugees around the world.

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    (PDF 2MB)

  • CI Share the Journey resources

    29 Sep 2017

    Resources from Caritas Internationalis including posters, flyer, FAQs, and a Guide to Action for activities throughout the campaign.


    (ZIP 8MB)

  • Climate-Related Displacement of People

    28 May 2017

    This presentation explores the rising number of people forced from home by the effects of climate change.


    (PPTX 15MB)

  • Refugees - Secondary Lesson Activities

    12 Jan 2012

    Classroom activities exploring the issue of refugees and challenging our attitudes towards them.


    (DOC 173KB)

  • Middle East crisis appeal PowerPoint

    05 Dec 2014

    A Powerpoint presentation that gives an overview of the situation in the Middle East, and what Caritas is doing to help the millions affected.


    (PPTX 2MB)


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.