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Families and chronic illness: support

This clip shows a number of young Indigenous people discussing some of the personal support they received in their role as a family member's carer. They discuss the value of talking to someone, even though that can be difficult, and reflect upon the range of people who supported them. This clip is one of a series in which ...

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Young people and hearing impairment: support

This clip shows young people with hearing impairment talking about the people in their lives who provide support, such as parents, relatives, teachers and teaching assistants. They explain the ways in which this support is offered, and the way it makes them feel. They offer advice on creating a supportive environment for ...

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Twinkle, twinkle, little ducks

A class of children join in a singing lesson on their first day of school in 1974. Watch and see how school has changed, and stayed the same, over time.

Teacher resource

CEOWA early literacy intervention

This teacher resource describes the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia's (CEOWA's) successful Early Literacy Intervention strategy, which provides intensive daily individual reading and writing intervention for the lowest-achieving students in year 1. Organised in nine sections: Summary; Target student group; ...

Teacher resource

Understanding learning difficulties: a practical guide

This booklet and its supporting information sheets are designed to provide a greater awareness of the significant impact learning disabilities can have on students, and to outline the effective remediation and accommodation strategies for use in the classroom. The resource focuses on specific learning difficulties that ...

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Migrant English class, 1979

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on 23 July 1979 of a classroom scene at the Enterprise migrant hostel in the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Springvale. Anna Alexandrakis, a teacher employed under the Adult Migrant Education Program, is teaching English to a class of newly arrived adult migrants, most of them ...

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'The musician', 1901

This is a very large watercolour (105.7 cm x 100.5 cm) painted in 1901 by William Blamire Young (1862-1935). It shows a music lesson in progress, with two youths playing a piano in the presence of a music teacher. The composition has been arranged so that the teacher and the piano occupy most of the image, with the youths' ...

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Australia's mineral wealth, 1934 - asset 16

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film titled 'Mineral wealth', produced by Australian Government Film Products in 1934 to highlight Australia's mineral wealth. The commentary is backed by light organ music. The excerpt shows black coal being hauled up from a mine in Newcastle in New South Wales. The coal is loaded ...

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Australia's mineral wealth, 1934 - asset 17

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film titled 'Mineral wealth', produced by Australian Government Film Products in 1934 to highlight Australia's mineral wealth. The commentary is backed by light organ music. The excerpt shows aspects of Newcastle's iron and steel industry. The first scene shows the Broken Hill Proprietary ...

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'Making a Start in Australia', 1973 - part 3 of 3

This is a colour photograph of a small group of young children in a classroom, sitting at their desks and responding to a teacher. The photo was taken in 1973 and the children, who are recently arrived migrants, are learning to speak and write English.

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Toilet pan glazed by robotics at a Caroma factory

This is a colour photograph of a toilet pan that has been glazed by a robot. The toilet pan is standing on a rack. The photograph was taken with the camera tilted and is distorted by reflections or movement.

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Anna Alexandrakis reflects on teaching migrant English, 2005

This is an edited sound recording of Anna Alexandrakis, a former teacher of English to adult migrants in the late 1970s at the Enterprise migrant hostel in the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Springvale. She recalls the typical profile of her students and laments the limited teaching materials and methods available. The ...

Teacher resource

NALSSP stage 6: connected classes in languages

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a PDF that discusses using technologically connected classes for senior secondary language studies. It describes two models: 1, the host-school teacher teaches students from their own school face-to-face and students from a second school remotely; ...

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Leadership and Chinese language: working together

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video showing how a teacher of Chinese language in primary school used ICT to promote parent participation in Chinese language learning as well as engaged students and colleagues. Supported by the Leadership team, she introduced ...

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iPads in my Japanese classroom: Oakleigh Primary School

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video focusing on the use of iPads in enhancing learning motivation amongst language students. Pitched at language teachers in general, it offers support in coping with disengaged learners, promoting ICT as the means to do this. ...

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The journey: how can students control their own learning?

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is an online video focusing on the role of computer assisted teaching in self-directed language learning. The video uses teacher voice-over, student interviews, images of students learning and images of educational software to demonstrate three ...

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Japanese outside the classroom

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that looks at the potential of ICT for intercurricular language learning. The video is set in a primary school where students from Foundation to year 6 study Japanese in a separate weekly lesson. The teacher of Japanese ...

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Learning to teach Korean

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is an online PDF constituting a reference book to help teachers of Korean language in Australian schools. This professional learning guide presents the linguistic features of Korean, word and grammatical structures, research findings, and cultural ...

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Language Learning Space

This is a website to support teachers and students of Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages in Australian schools. The section for teachers includes professional learning modules, links to relevant networks and access to resources. It provides teachers with thirty curated learning challenges per language, and gives ...

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Engaging students in literature

The teacher librarian acknowledges the importance of incorporating a variety of strategies to engage students in meaningful learning tasks. She works with the library team to plan, implement and evaluate learning tasks that cater for the specific learning needs of a range of children. She values planning with the library ...