Teacher guide Take a stand against racism

TLF ID M018207

This is a unit of work about valuing diversity and standing up against racism. It has four teaching and learning sequences that focus on: exploring identity and diversity, understanding what racism looks like, sounds like and feels like, taking action against racism and what individuals can do to confront racism. The resource includes notes for teachers, assessment tasks and links to the Australian curriculum, video clips, texts and images.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a very useful resource for the year 5 and 6 Health and Physical Education curriculum. It is particularly relevant for the content descriptions referring to: exploring personal and cultural heritage; and how valuing diversity positively can influence the wellbeing of the community. Teaching and learning activites 1 and 2 provide relevant information and activties to explore personal and cultural heritage. Activities 3 and 4 provide relevant information about how the wider community can benefit from valuing divserity. The resource is also relevant for exploring the Ethical understanding and Intercultrual understanding general capabilities as it explores values and rights and responsibilities of the community in relation to cultural diversity. Teaching and learning activities 3 and 4 titled Taking action and Taking a stand provide useful information and learning opportunities about responsibility and taking action against racism.
Year level

5; 6

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Organization: Australian Human Rights Commission
  • URL: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Organization: Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Text
  • © Australian Human Rights Commission 2014. With the exception of the Australian Human Rights Commission logo, photographs and images, and any content provided by third parties, material presented in this publication is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence.