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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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2022 Social Justice Calendar - Secondary/Parish

This Social Justice Calendar highlights key social justice days throughout the year.

Pdf 78.6 KB
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2022 Social Justice Calendar – Primary

This Social Justice Calendar highlights key social justice days throughout the year.

Pdf 78.5 KB

Caring for Creation - Parish

A series of ‘See, Judge, Act’ sessions on the environment/creation through a Catholic lens.

Pptx 12.8 MB

Caring for Creation - Primary

A series of ‘See, Judge, Act’ lessons on the environment/creation through a Catholic lens.

Pptx 11.9 MB

Caring for Creation - Secondary

A series of ‘See, Judge, Act’ lessons on the environment/creation through a Catholic lens.

Pptx 12.2 MB
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Eco-Toolkit - Primary (Term 4 2021)

A resource to support leaders of ecological justice groups in schools. Published by Catholic Earthcare Australia.

Pdf 1.5 MB
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Eco-Toolkit - Secondary (Term 4 2021)

A resource to support leaders of ecological justice groups in schools. Published by Catholic Earthcare Australia.

Pdf 1.6 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
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Poverty - Primary

An introduction to the issue of global poverty.

Pptx 13 MB
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Poverty - Secondary

An introduction to the issue of global poverty.

Pptx 13 MB
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Poverty in Our World - Primary Lessons

A series of learning activities that unpacks the issue of global poverty.

Pdf 1.2 MB
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Poverty in Our World - Secondary Lessons

A series of learning activities that deeply unpacks the issue of global poverty.

Pdf 2 MB
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Root Causes of Poverty - Primary

Dig deeper into the root causes of poverty.

Pptx 5 MB
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Root Causes of Poverty - Secondary

Dig deeper into the root causes of poverty.

Pptx 5 MB

Video - Care for Our Common Home (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: Care for Our Common Home.
4 mins

7 Questions to Guide Reflection on Integral Ecology

Seven questions to guide groups or individuals on integral ecology through the lens of Laudato Si'.

Pdf 4.2 MB

A Shoe In - Years 2-6

Student explore different types of shoes they, and others around the world, own and wear.

Pdf 864.7 KB

About Advocacy

Information about the what, who, and why of advocacy and Caritas' approach.

Pdf 8.1 MB

Advocacy Toolkit

A collection of tools to help you advocate effectively.

Pdf 13.2 MB

All Board Games

Learn about Caritas programs through playing seven different board games. Have fun!

Pdf 7.8 MB

Ash Wednesday Liturgy - Primary

PC2021 Ash Wednesday Liturgy - Primary

Zip 26.5 MB

Ash Wednesday Liturgy - Secondary

PC2021 Ash Wednesday Liturgy - Secondary

Zip 26.4 MB

Average it out (years 6-9)

Students compare the amount of space they live in with others around the world.

Pdf 506.9 KB

Be Active Template

Reflect on our strengths and assets and how we can work towards the common good.

Pdf 216.4 KB

Be Aware Template

A template to assist students to be aware of global injustices.

Pdf 307.5 KB

Be More Prayer Poster

Start your day or meeting with this prayer.

Pdf 666 KB

Be More Reflection Guide and Personal Planner

A guide for reflection on current issues and how we can take action.

Pdf 2.3 MB

Be More Romero Prayer

The Oscar Romero Prayer.

Pdf 640.2 KB

Bushfire Resource

A resource providing hope and reflection for the Australian Bushfires of 2020.

Pptx 8.2 MB

Caritas Africa Resources Lower Secondary

Design and Technology inquiry learning sequence based on four different community projects.

Zip 36.1 MB

Caritas Africa Resources Middle Secondary

Design and Technology inquiry learning sequence based on four different community projects.

Zip 36.1 MB

Caritas and Works of Mercy - Primary

This resource unpacks each of the Corporal works of Mercy and provides examples of each using Caritas Case Studies.

Pptx 18.6 MB

Caritas and Works of Mercy - Secondary

An explanation of each of the Corporal works of Mercy.

Pptx 16.9 MB

Caritas Catholic Social Teaching Photo Matching Activity

Match a set of photos with the different principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pdf 2.2 MB

Caritas COVID-19 Prayer

A prayer for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pdf 1.2 MB

Caritas COVID-19 Prayer Primary

A prayer for use during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for children.

Pdf 1.2 MB

Caritas Food Prayer

A prayer for those who suffer from hunger and food insecurity in our world. 

Pptx 1.4 MB

Caritas Food Security In Our World - Lower Primary Lessons

A series of learning activities that deeply unpacks the issue of food insecurity and hunger in our world. 

Pdf 1.7 MB

Caritas Food Security In Our World - Middle Primary Lessons

A series of learning activities that deeply unpacks the issue of food insecurity and hunger in our world.

Pdf 1.2 MB

Caritas Food Security In Our World - Secondary Lessons

A series of learning activities that deeply unpacks the issue of food insecurity and hunger in our world.

Pdf 1.9 MB

Caritas Food Security In Our World - Upper Primary Lessons

A series of learning activities that deeply unpacks the issue of food insecurity and hunger in our world. 

Pdf 1.8 MB

Caritas SDGs and CSTs

Explore the Sustainable Development Goals and make connections with the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Zip 30.2 MB

Caritas Water Quiz

A quiz based on water availability and consumption.

Pptx 15.4 MB

Case Studies - Cambodia

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.6 MB

Case Studies - Jordan (Primary)

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 1.9 MB

Case Studies - Mozambique

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.8 MB

Case Studies - Nepal

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 3.1 MB

Case Studies - Philippines

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.5 MB

Case Studies Michaela, Australia

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 3.3 MB

Case Studies Michaela, Australia

A social enterprise story about assisting people with chronic illness in Alice Springs.

Pdf 1.7 MB

Case Studies Nguyet, Vietnam

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 1.5 MB

Case Studies Nguyet, Vietnam

Story of Nguyet from Vietnam with accompanying activities.

Pdf 1.3 MB

Case Studies Peter, Solomon Islands

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 5.5 MB

Case Studies Peter, Solomon Islands

A story about access to water featuring Peter from the Solomon Islands.

Pdf 2.2 MB

Case Studies Salma, Bangladesh

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.1 MB

Case Studies Salma, Bangladesh

A story about the Safe Motherhood Program featuring Salma from Bangladesh with accompanying activities.

Pdf 1 MB

Case Studies Tati, Indonesia

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.3 MB

Case Studies Tati, Indonesia

An eco-tourism project story featuring Taiti from Indonesia with accompanying activities.

Pdf 1.3 MB

Case Studies Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe (Primary)

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 4.3 MB

Case Studies Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe (Secondary)

A story about access to water in Zimbabwe with accompanying activities.

Pdf 1 MB

Case Study - Arsad (Indonesia) - Secondary

A story about Arsad from Indonesia, who worked to improve health and sanitation within his community. 

Pdf 711.7 KB

Case Study - Australia

A story about Evangline, an arts worker with Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation. Activities included.

Pdf 454.4 KB

Case Study - Barry (Australia) - Lower Primary

A story about Barry and the Red Dust Healing program. Learning activities included.

Pdf 4 MB

Case Study - Barry (Australia) - Middle Primary

A story about Barry and the Red Dust Healing program. Learning activities included.

Pdf 1.3 MB

Case Study - Barry (Australia) - Secondary

A story about Barry and the Red Dust Healing Program. Learning activities included.

Pdf 833.3 KB

Case Study - Barry (Australia) - Upper Primary

A story about Barry and the Red Dust Healing program. Learning activities included.

Pdf 1 MB

Case Study - Cambodia (Secondary)

A story about Rattanak from Cambodia who participated in the Deaf Development Program.  Classroom activities included.

Pdf 478 KB

Case Study - Dominic (Papua New Guinea) - Secondary

After turning a difficult life around, Dominic has become a community trainer to help men build positive and harmonious relationships in their lives. 

Pdf 712.7 KB

Case Study - Evangeline - Australia

Case Study with accompanying worksheets and classroom activities.

Pdf 2.5 MB

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

Case Study - Jamila (Bangladesh) - Secondary

A story about Jamila, a woman who escaped conflict to find refuge in Cox's Bazar Refugee Camp in Bangladesh. 

Pdf 730.3 KB

Case Study - Jordan (Secondary)

A story about Bayan, a Syrian refugee now attending school in Jordan. Classroom activities included.

Pdf 460.4 KB

Case Study - Margret (Solomon Islands) - Secondary

A story about Margret who teaches deaf students at a vocational school in the Solomon Islands. Learning activities included.

Pdf 937.4 KB

Case Study - Mozambique

Story of Ditosa from Mozambique with accompanying activities.

Pdf 455 KB

Case Study - Nepal

Case study about Janaki from Nepal. Link to film and activities included.

Pdf 716.6 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 - Phany (Cambodia) - Secondary

A story about Phany, a farmer in Cambodia. Learning activities included.

Pdf 820.9 KB

Case Study - Philippines

A story about Psyche Mae from the Philippines with accompanying curriculum linked activities.

Pdf 528.6 KB

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) - Secondary

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

Pdf 1 MB

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 - 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 (Philippines) - Secondary

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

Pdf 679.7 KB

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 - 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) - Secondary

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

Pdf 827 KB

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- Phany (Cambodia) - Lower Primary

A photo story book about Phany, a farmer in Cambodia. Activities included.

Pdf 4.4 MB

Case Study- Phany (Cambodia) - Middle Primary

A story about Phany, a farmer in Cambodia. Learning activities included.

Pdf 2 MB

Case Study- Phany (Cambodia) - Upper Primary

A story about Phany, a farmer in Cambodia. Learning activities included.

Pdf 1.8 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

Catholic Social Teaching Posters - Secondary

The principles of Catholic Social Teaching explained in eight beautiful photo posters.

Pdf 5.7 MB

Catholic Social Teaching Principles - Primary

An introduction to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching for primary school students.

Pptx 5.9 MB

Celebrating Indigenous Culture - Primary

A resource that helps teach students about different aspects of Indigenous culture.

Zip 9.3 MB

Climate Action Game (Secondary)

A game based around six families who are working to make a living but who experience the effects of climate change along the way.

Zip 15.3 MB

Climate-Related Displacement of People

A PowerPoint explaining how people are displaced due to climate related events.

Pptx 15.8 MB

Coded years (2-10)

Investigate a Caritas story through a coded message.

Pdf 282.6 KB

Community Development Activities - Lower Primary

Design and Technology inquiry unit based on four different community projects in Africa.

Zip 19.1 MB

Community Development Activities - Middle Primary

Design and Technology inquiry unit based on four different community projects in Africa.

Zip 21.6 MB

Community Development Activities - Upper Primary

Design and Technology inquiry unit based on four different community projects in Africa.

Zip 19.3 MB

CST Worksheet

This worksheet guides users to identify the Catholic Social Teaching principles in Caritas Australia's work.

Pdf 226.7 KB

Disability Inclusive Development - Secondary

A resource exploring Disability Inclusive Development, including case studies, official definition, statistics and discussion questions.

Pptx 17.5 MB

Disaster Risk Reduction - Primary Lesson Activities

Activities for students consider disaster risk reduction.

Pdf 1.7 MB

Disaster Risk Reduction - Secondary Lesson Activities

Classroom activities on how Caritas helps communities to reduce the risk of disasters.

Pdf 922.8 KB

Education Board Game

A board game that focuses on the issue of poverty.

Pdf 91.6 KB

End COVID For All Campaign Letter Writing Guide

A letter writing guide and template for the End COVID For ALL campaign.

Zip 509 KB

End COVID For All Campaign parish materials

Parish materials for the End COVID For ALL campaign.

Zip 1.1 MB

End COVID For All Parish Guide

A guide to assist your parish to participate in the End COVID For ALL campaign.

Pdf 319 KB

End COVID For All Prayer

End COVID for ALL prayer and Prayer of Intercession.

Zip 3.5 MB

Ethical Investing and Divestment

A unit of up to 6 lessons based on Yr 10 Econ & Bus and RE curriculum

Pdf 414.9 KB

Faces of Project Compassion - Primary

PC2021 Faces of Project Compassion - Secondary

Pptx 24.3 MB

Faces of Project Compassion - Secondary

PC2021 Faces of Project Compassion - Secondary

Pptx 25.4 MB

Family Footpath Games - Laudato Si’ Week

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

Pdf 83.7 KB

Family Walks - Laudato Si’ Week

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

Pdf 123.6 KB

Farmer Field School Game

Case Study with accompanying board game.

Pdf 1.4 MB

First Australian Subsidiarity Statement Summary

A one page poster which links the experience of First Australians and Subsidiarity.

Pdf 220 KB

Fish Farming Game

Case Study with accompanying board game.

Pdf 701.4 KB

Food Quiz

A quiz based on food security, consumption and wastage.

Pptx 25.8 MB

Food Security - Primary

This presentation explains the definition and causes of Food Insecurity in our world. 

Pptx 17.9 MB

Food Security - Secondary

This presentation discusses the definition and causes of Food Insecurity in our world.

Pptx 20.6 MB

Food Security Liturgy - Primary

A liturgy that focuses on hunger and food insecurity in our world. 

Pdf 147.6 KB

Food Security Liturgy - Secondary

A liturgy that focuses on hunger and food insecurity in our world. 

Pdf 151.6 KB

Foundation Year Curriculum Map

A map of Caritas Resources across the Australian Curriculum for Kindergarten/Foundation.

Zip 136.9 KB

Fratelli Tutti (Secondary)

A guide to teaching students about Pope Francis' encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.

Pdf 2.1 MB

Fratelli Tutti (Primary)

A guide to teaching students about Pope Francis' encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.

Pdf 3.2 MB

Fratelli Tutti Animation

A short animation explaining Pope Francis' encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. 

Global Reality Meal

A simulation experience focusing on poverty and injustice.

Pdf 362.8 KB

Grace Before Meals - Primary

A grace prayer that can be read before meals.

Pdf 607.8 KB

Grace Before Meals - Secondary

A grace prayer that can be read before meals.

Pdf 607.9 KB

Human trafficking and modern slavery

A reference guide to learn about human trafficking and modern slavery.

Pdf 4.9 MB

Illustrated Oscar Romero Prayer

A prayer attributed to St Oscar Romero

Pptx 24.5 MB

Indigenous Rights - Secondary

Classroom resource exploring the rights of First Australians with information, case studies and learning tasks.

Pdf 3.9 MB

Integral Ecology Framework

Assists in applying the concept of integral ecology.

Png 111.2 KB

Integral Ecology Reflection

A guided reflection highlighting the interconnectedness of all creation.

Pdf 31.8 MB

International Women's Day Reflection

A prayerful reflection honouring women from around the world on International Women's Day.

Pptx 10 MB

Introduction to Caritas Australia - General

Learn about Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Australia. 

Pptx 24.5 MB

Isaiah 58 for Assemblies

A PowerPoint slide of Isaiah 58:6-9 with accompanying cartoons.

Pptx 2.2 MB

Key Principles of CST

This PowerPoint has been designed as a broad introduction to the key principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pptx 4.3 MB