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Teacher guide NGV Asian art

TLF ID M021323

This is a series of PDF and multimedia resources that illustrate and interpret examples of Asian art. Intended primarily for teachers of Foundation through to year 10, the series consists of c.45 two-page PDFs with text and images that include paintings, ceramics, textiles, and sculptures, and 11 multimedia resources that include interactives, videos, panoramas, and zoomable images. The series is grouped by country and by theme such as stories in art (years F to 4), philosophy and belief (5-8) and power and politics (9-10). Accompanying the resources are a timeline and map, an extensive list of further references and a 20-page teacher booklet with pedagogical suggestions.

Educational details

Educational value
  • These rich and varied resources are particularly valuable for the curriculum's cross-curriculum priority Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia as enacted through the visual arts subject area. The series of resource provides outstanding support for the priority's fourth organising idea that refers to the arts of Asia influencing aesthetic and creative pursuits within Australia, the region and globally.
Year level

F; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: National Gallery of Victoria
  • Organization: National Gallery of Victoria
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  • Publisher
  • Name: National Gallery of Victoria
  • Organization: National Gallery of Victoria
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • © National Gallery of Victoria, unless otherwise indicated. Free-for-education material.