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Teacher guide Learning from Confucius

TLF ID M019571

This learning sequence explores the life and importance of Confucius. Through research, students examine the historical context of the achievements and significance of Confucius and how his sayings are relevant today.

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Educational value
  • The resource is valuable for supporting the year 7 Historical knowledge and understanding content description that has a focus on the significance of an individual in ancient China as students study the life and contributions of Confucius
  • This resource is of significant value to support the implementation of the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia priority in History, with particular emphasis on the third organising idea, the peoples and countries of Asia have contributed and continue to contribute to world history and human endeavour. Students assess the contribution of Confucius to Chinese society and world beyond.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with strategies to support the implementation of the Intercultural Understanding capability, especially learning about the impact of Confucius on the shaping of Chinese values.
  • This resource is of value to support the Historical skill of developing texts that use evidence from a range of sources.
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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Person: Pam Stewart
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  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
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