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Project Compassion 2021 fundraising event in NSW. Photo: Caritas Australia

School resources

Curriculum and topic specific resources for teachers to embed social justice in the curriculum.

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Stolen Generations - Upper Primary and Secondary

Definition and history of the Stolen Generations for upper primary and secondary students with a case study and discussion prompts.

Pptx 8.6 MB

Laudato Si’ Week - Nature-based activities

A collection of nature-based activities for the whole family to encourage a shared sense of awe and contemplation about nature.

Pdf 822 KB

Disaster Risk Reduction - Primary Lesson Activities

Activities for students consider disaster risk reduction.

Pdf 1.7 MB

Petitions and the Australian Government - Upper Primary and Secondary

A PowerPoint slide explaining the purpose, function and influence of petitions in the Australian Government.

Pptx 31.8 MB

Making a Tippy Tap

Students learn about a simple handwashing device called a tippy tap and construct their own.

Pdf 537.1 KB

Problem and Solution Tree

A template to explore the problems and solutions of a social justice issue. Suitable for upper primary and secondary students.

Pdf 332.4 KB

Case Study - Shirley (Philippines) - Lower Primary

A photo story book about Shirley from the Philippines.

Pdf 5.8 MB

Case Study - Shirley (Philippines) - Middle Primary

A story about Shirley, an indigenous health worker in the Philippines. Activities included.

Pdf 2.1 MB

Case Study - Shirley (The Philippines) - Upper Primary

A story about Shirley, an indigenous health worker in the Philippines. Activities included.

Pdf 1.6 MB

Case Study - Sakun (India) - Lower Primary

A photo story book about Sakun and how she has built a thriving kiosk to support herself. Learning activities included.

Pdf 3.2 MB

Case Study- Sakun (India) - Middle Primary

A story about Sakun and how she has built a thriving kiosk to support herself. Learning activities included.

Pdf 991 KB

Case Study - Sakun (India) - Upper Primary

A story about Sakun and how she has built a thriving kiosk to support herself. Learning activities included.

Pdf 967.2 KB

Case Study - Tawonga (Malawi) - Lower Primary

A photo storybook about Tawonga, a 10-year-old girl, and how her life has improved.

Pdf 2.2 MB

Case Study - Tawonga (Malawi) - Middle Primary

A story about Tawonga, a 10-year-old girl, and how her life has improved. Learning activities included.

Pdf 1.1 MB

Case Study - Tawonga (Malawi) - Upper Primary

A story about Tawonga, a 10-year-old girl, and how her life has improved. Learning activities included.

Pdf 822.3 KB

Case Study - Oliva (Tanzania) - Secondary

A story about Oliva, a woman living in Tanzania who learnt how to read and write, and now teaches others. Learning activities included. 

Pdf 919.7 KB

Case Study - Halima (Bangladesh) - Secondary

A story of Halima who is raising her two children in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Learning activities included.

Pdf 637.7 KB

Video - Shirley (Philippines)

Caritas Australia supported Shirley to train as an indigenous health worker in the Philippines. 
Approx. 5 mins

Video - Sakun (India)

Sakun has set up kiosk to earn an income and is now involved in village decision-making. 
2 mins

Video - Thandolwayo (Zimbabwe) Primary school version

Thandolwayo and her community now have access to clean water. 6 mins