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Evenings at Northcote School - asset 1

This is an excerpt from 'Northcote School', a silent colour film made in 1950 about the Northcote Farm School at Glenmore in Victoria, which was established in 1937 to house child migrants from Great Britain. The Northcote Farm School consisted of small group homes headed by 'cottage mothers', and this excerpt shows how ...

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Girls at the Fairbridge farm school at Molong, 1954

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in 1954 that shows two girls preparing food at the Fairbridge farm school in Molong, New South Wales. The girls wear white aprons over khaki school uniforms and stand at a wooden table. Behind the girls on the left of the photograph is the school dining hall.

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Wirriya: Small Boy, 2004: School

This clip shows 7-year-old Ricco Japaljarri Martin and his classmates at an Indigenous Australian community school near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Ricco and his classmates are shown singing a song together and Ricco says that he 'loves to learn'. Ricco is shown with a book learning about Mexico and Nigeria. ...

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The water well at Birdsville Provisional School, c1927

This black-and-white photograph taken by teacher Clifford Everitt in about 1927 shows two young female students standing by a well at Birdsville Provisional School in south-western Queensland. The surrounding landscape is dry and bare. The well is sheltered by a raised covering made of branches and twigs. An old wagon wheel ...

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; ...