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 St Peter's Primary school

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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  • Refugees powerpoint primary

    23 Mar 2017

    Explore the topic of refugees and asylum seekers. Includes a prayer.


    (PPTX 3MB)

  • Refugee Pilgrimage - Primary

    12 Sep 2017

    A pilgrimage and prayer resource allowing students to understand why people around the world have become refugees and to encourage action in solida...

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    (PDF 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)

  • 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)

  • Refugees - Primary Lesson Activities

    12 Jan 2012

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

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    (PDF 1MB)


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.