Teacher guide Giving it: resources for secondary schools

TLF ID M020054

This series of resources explores the concept of philanthropy and considers why and how active citizens participate in communities. Student worksheets examine the concept of civic responsibility and explore the values underpinning the act of giving. Research activities encourage students to explore different community groups and their impacts. A video dictionary explains key terms and concepts and a series of video case studies introduce students to a variety of people who give and the contributions they make. An interactive 'Giving Wheel' provide a stimulus for researching the different forms of giving from social enterprises and charities to individuals who simply help others in need. The Giving it database curates a range of programs that are available to further explore philanthropy.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource introduces students to the values of fairness, care and compassion that underpin a civil society. The activities and case studies assist students to explore the motivations of different people who contribute to their community. It is a valuable resource for exploring the Citizenship, diversity and identity aspects of the Civics and Citizenship curriculum for Years 3 to 6 and supports students to reflect on and communicate their ideas and viewpoints.
  • The resources also support exploration of the general capabilities of personal and social capability and ethical understandings.
  • Some activities offer opportunities to link to aspects of the Business and Economics curriculum for Year 5.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Other details

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE)
  • Organization: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE)
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://made.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE)
  • Organization: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE)
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://made.org/
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Online
  • Video
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