A refugee story: The Boat

Source: Matt Huynh/SBS

SBS has adapted the title short story in Nam Le’s hugely acclaimed anthology The Boat for its first interactive graphic novel. Take your class on an interactive journey aboard The Boat using the SBS Learn resources designed for English/The Arts students years 9-12. The content addresses issues regarding asylum seekers, refugees, conflict and human rights. The resource includes:

  • Context, background and further reading for teachers;
  • Practical classroom activities;
  • Short clips looking at the creative process;
  • Frameworks to develop empathy, critical and creative thinking.

Due to infrequent coarse language, this resource is not recommended for students under 15 years.