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Akram Azimi - Young Australian of the Year 2013 - YouTube

Akram Azimi is a dedicated mentor to young Indigenous people. Arriving in Australia 13 years ago from Afghanistan, Akram uses his leadership and pastoral ski...
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Intercultural Understanding, Social Justice and Human Rights, Australian of the Year, Identity and Cultural Diversity. You can find out more about Akram on Richard Fidler's 'Conversations' ABC Podcasts. 

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Home - World Stories

Home - World Stories | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
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A selection of short or long stories representing place and language. 

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Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation? - YouTube

Hans Rosling explains a very common misunderstanding about the world. CC by www.gapminder.org

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A good model to explain how minimizing poverty affects population. 

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Ten critical questions

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Support for school teachers, teaching resources, case studies and background information
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A good starting point for discussing global issues. The comments are good too as they discuss opportunities for children to come up with questions and also progressing the critical questions for older kids. Links are made to strategies such as Philosophy for Children which also allows for open discussions with younger students. 

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Hungry Planet: What The World Eats | TIME.com

Hungry Planet: What The World Eats | TIME.com | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
What's on family dinner tables around the globe? Photographs by Peter Menzel from the book "Hungry Planet"
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Welcome to Explore & More's Cultures for Kids

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Suitable for younger kids, this website reflects up-to-date information, easy to use and will add to your studies of place. 

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Trailer

Schooling The World: The White Man's Last Burden trailer HD from lost people films on Vimeo.
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Some opportuntiies for critical thinking skills, intercultural understanding, debates, writing expositions, ethical understanding...how could you use this with your class? 

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Where Are You From?

Where Are You From? | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it

Via Global Education Project, Victoria
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Intercultural Understanding and the Global Emphases 'Identity and Cultural Diveristy'

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Global Education Project, Victoria's curator insight, July 15, 2013 3:32 AM

 "Where are you from?"

It is a simple question that most people can answer easily. For me, however, it always takes longer than anticipated to finish answering.

 

I try to explain my cultural identity.

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William Kamkwamba: How I harnessed the wind

TED Talks At age 14, in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family's home.

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TeachUNICEF -

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HomeWhat is TeachUNICEF?

TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of free global education resources. Resources cover grades PK-12, are interdisciplinary (social studies, science, math, English/language arts, foreign/world languages), and align with standards. The lesson plans, stories, and multimedia cover topics ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to Water and Sanitation


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Bridging the Global Skills Gap: Teachers’ views on how to prepare a Global Generation for the challenges ahead. | Think Global

Bridging the Global Skills Gap: Teachers’ views on how to prepare a Global Generation for the challenges ahead. | Think Global | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
Think Global is an education charity that promotes global learning. We work to ensure that people in the UK learn about global issues and develop an open-minded, global outlook.
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Gallery: What inequality means to me | ideas.ted.com

Gallery: What inequality means to me | ideas.ted.com | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
Artists, designers, photographers and activists share one image that encapsulates what inequality means to them.
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Diversity, identity and Australian culture

Diversity, identity and Australian culture | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
This teacher resource focuses on immigration and settlement patterns in Australia. It explores the migration experience,...
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Year Ten History with links to Intercultural Understanding 

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Marilyn Snider's curator insight, March 17, 2015 4:31 PM
 This teacher resource focuses on immigration and settlement patterns in Australia. It explores the migration experience,...
 
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➤ *NEW* classroom resources

➤ *NEW* classroom resources | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
This summer, we've been gathering existing and developing new classroom resources to help teachers and students make the most of our website. In a couple of months, the classroom page will be movin...
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I'm still working my way through this site, but it seems it has the potential for a lot of great global emphases to be investigated. It is UK based. 

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Toy Stories: Children's Favorite Toys Around the World

Toy Stories: Children's Favorite Toys Around the World | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
If there's one unifying thing about children around the world it's this: they love to play. Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti's latest project “Toy
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Food and Farming - photo teaching resource | Global Dimension

Food and Farming - photo teaching resource | Global Dimension | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
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Have been hunting down resources to share at an upcoming uni lecture...with a link to Design and Technology

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10x10 - Educate Girls. Change the World.

10x10 - Educate Girls. Change the World. | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
10×10 is a groundbreaking film, Girl Rising, a global social action campaign and an extraordinary opportunity: Investing in adolescent girls in the developing world creates a ripple effect of change that transforms families, communities and entire...
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Our Journey

What has your town got to celebrate? A group of young people from Darwin have come together using their rhymes, rhythms and moves to show us what this Top End town has to celebrate."


Via Global Education Project, Victoria
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Intercultural understanding, cultural diveristy, identity, multiple identities, histories, geographies, movement of people...

 

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Global Education Project, Victoria's curator insight, June 30, 2013 8:13 PM

Ideal for upper primary and secondary students in celebrating diversity.

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Lessons from Africa

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Lessons from Africa - free resources that bring Africa, gardening and sustainability to life at school - KS1-4
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Adolescent girls are the most powerful force for change on the planet. Find inspiration and tools to unleash the girl effect at girleffect.org

Adolescent girls are the most powerful force for change on the planet. Find inspiration and tools to unleash the girl effect at girleffect.org | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
Girls can play a crucial role in solving the most persistent development problems we face in the world today. Find inspiration and tools to unleash the girl effect at girleffect.org
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writing prompts

writing prompts | Global Perspectives and Primary Resources | Scoop.it
These are some of the daily writing prompts I use in class. If you have questions, comments, or...
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