Teaching resources

Anti-racism activities (years 3-12)

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Lesson ideas

Lesson ideas which can be used independently or to support existing curriculum and anti-racism education initiatives.

Focus on the media

Links to media reports relating to racism and multiculturalism. Included is a checklist to guide students’ in critically analysing reports.

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Cooling conflicts

This drama based program works to empower school students to manage their own conflicts and to become leaders in conflict management in their school communities.

Anti-prejudice activities (years K-2) and all ages

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Lesson ideas - K-2

Lesson ideas developed to assist students develop the foundation knowledge and skills needed to counter racism, prejudice, and discrimination.

Computer-based activities

Links to anti-racism resources from external organisations and educational publishers.

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Puzzles and quizzes

Activities which aim to develop students’ general knowledge of Australia’s cultural diversity and history, human rights, racism and discrimination.

Supporting resources

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Wellbeing

Activities to promote student wellbeing for pastoral care/ tutorial groups, Student Representative Councils (SRCs), lunchtime interest groups and extra-curricular activities at schools, pre-schools, after hours school care centres.

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Curriculum

A quick link to Australian Curriculum outcomes that support anti-racism education and develop intercultural understanding across key learning areas.

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School planning

Racism. No way! A Guide for Australian Schools is a document which aims to develop understanding of the nature of racism as well as skills to counter racism in the school context.